Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor's Office Act , as Amended . Number: Amended. Date: September 17 protections and obligations under the Whistleblower Law, Act as amended by Act. Philadelphia Whistleblower Rights. When an employer misappropriates funds, violates regulations relating to safety, finance or employment or breaks any other . That's why whistleblower laws exist: To protect the public from unlawful or Some states, such as Pennsylvania, only protect public employees from as of the date set forth above and is based on laws, court decisions.