Kalkines Warning Law and Legal Definition
Kalkines warning refers a process where rights of the employees in an organization is advertised. This advertisement is usually administered by federal agents to federal employees and contractors in internal investigation. The term was coined by the Supreme Court in Kalkines v. United States, 200 Ct. Cl. 570 (Ct. Cl. 1973). In this case a federal employee was fired for not cooperating with an internal investigation. The court in this case observed that that the employee should be sufficiently advised of his/her immunity to criminal prosecution, or sufficiently warned that s/he would be fired if s/he refused to cooperate.