Colorado

Code Section
24-50.5- 101 to 107

Prohibited Activity
Can not initiate or administer any disciplinary action if employee disclosed information on actions of state agencies that are not in the public interest, unless employee knows information is false or discloses with disregard for truth, or disclosed information on records closed to public inspection or discloses information which is confidential under any other law

Public or Private Employees
Public

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
If employee in state personnel system: may file a written complaint within 30 days with state personnel board to get reinstatement, back pay, restore lost service credit, records expunged, and any other additional relief as found appropriate by the board. If not or have already filed a complaint, but complaint denied: can bring civil suit to recover damages, court costs and other relief

Penalties
N/A

Code Section
ยง24-114- 101, et. seq.

Prohibited Activity
Can not initiate or administer any disciplinary action if employee discloses information unless employee knows information is false, or information confidential under laws

Public or Private Employees
Private

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
Employee must make good faith effort to provide supervisor or appointing authority or member of general assembly with information to be disclosed before disclosing

Remedies
Can bring civil action; court can give damages, court costs and other appropriate relief

Penalties
N/A


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