Louisiana

Code Section
30:2027

Prohibited Activity
Can not act in a retaliatory manner against an employee who discloses or threatens to disclose a violation of environmental law, rule or regulation or provides information to or testifies before an investigation hearing

Public or Private Employees
Both

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Civil action for triple damages and all court costs and attorney’s fees and all other civil and criminal remedies

Penalties
N/A

Code Section
42:1169

Prohibited Activity
Can not discipline or reprise an employee who reports a violation of any rule, order, or regulation, or any acts of
impropriety within a government entity or related to the scope and/or duties of public employment or public office within state government

Public or Private Employees
Public

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
If employee is suspended, demoted, or dismissed, then report to board of ethics for elected officials or the commission on ethics for public employees. Remedies: reinstatement, back pay and benefits

Penalties
N/A


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