Maryland

Code Section
SPP 5-301, et seq.

Prohibited Activity
Can not take or refuse to take any personnel action as reprisal if applicant or employee discloses abuse of authority, gross mismanagement or waste of money, violation of law or substantial and specific danger to public health or safety and seeks a remedy

Public or Private Employees
Public

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Can submit a complaint to the secretary within 6 months of first knowledge of violation; if violation found, secretary can remove detrimental information from complainant’s personnel record, reinstatement, promotion or end of suspension, back pay, leave or seniority and attorney’s and court fees

Penalties
N/A


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