California

Code Section
Labor §1102.5 to 1105

Prohibited Activity
Can not prevent or retaliate against employee for disclosing to government or law enforcement agency when employee has reasonable cause to believe there’s a violation

Public or Private Employees
Both

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Can recover damages for injury suffered

Penalties
Misdemeanor: individual, up to 1 year in county jail and/or $1,000 fine; corporate, maximum $5,000 fine


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