FAR 3.9 Whistleblower Protections for Contractor Employees

3.903 Policy
Government contractors shall not discharge, demote or otherwise discriminate against an employee as a reprisal for disclosing information to a Member of Congress, or an authorized official of an agency or of the Department of Justice, relating to a substantial violation of law related to a contract (including the competition for or negotiation of a contract).


FAR 3.10 Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct

3.1002 Policy


(a) Government contractors must conduct themselves with the highest degree of integrity and honesty.
(b) Contractors should have a written code of business ethics and conduct [Ethics Code]. To promote compliance with such code of business ethics and conduct, contractors should have an employee business ethics and compliance training program [Ethics Training] and an internal control system that –


(1) Are suitable to the size of the company and extent of its involvement in Government contracting;
(2) Facilitate timely discovery and disclosure of improper conduct in connection with Government contracts [Ethics Hotline]; and
(3) Ensure corrective measures are promptly instituted and carried out.