The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the Boeing auditors were not entitled to protection from a 2002 act of Congress because they leaked their information to a newspaper instead of appropriate authorities. Boeing had fired the auditors.
Two auditors who helped expose violations in Boeing Co.'s financial reporting practices weren't entitled to whistleblower protections because they leaked the information to a newspaper instead of the appropriate authorities, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
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