No-FEAR Act Law and Legal Definition

No-FEAR Act is the popular name of the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002, a United States federal law that requires Federal agencies to be accountable for violations of antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws. It requires all Federal agencies to post quarterly on its public Web site, certain statistical data relating to Federal sector equal employment opportunity complaints filed with such agency. The main provision of the No-FEAR Act is that it requires federal agencies to pay awards for discrimination and retaliation violations out of their own budgets. They are required to reimburse the General Fund of the Treasury within a reasonable time of any such award.