An example of a whistleblower is Edward Snowden. One of the most recent and well-known whistleblower cases, in June 2013 he leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) into the mainstream media. The U.S. department of Justice even charged him with two counts of violating the Espionage Act and theft of government property-punishable by up to 30 years in prison (Herszenhorn). Snowden is currently residing in Europe seeking asylum in various European countries.
3. "Retaliation" has become one of the most often cited reasons for employees filing charges with the EEOC against their employers. Please define "retaliation" in the legal, employment sense - and explain when it is illegal. What can an employee do when they feel