Minnesota

Code Section
181.931, et seq.

Prohibited Activity
Can not discharge, discipline, threaten, or otherwise discriminate or penalize if employee reports violation of federal or state law or rule or is requested to testify or refuses to perform an action that he/she reasonably believes is in violation unless its disclosure of confidential communication provided by civil law

Public or Private Employees
Both

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Can file civil action to recover all damages and attorney’s fees as well as injunctive relief

Penalties
Civil penalty; $25 per day per injured employee, maximum $750 per injured employee


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