Mississippi

Code Section
25-9-171, et seq.

Prohibited Activity
Can not dismiss or otherwise adversely affect the compensation or employment status if employee testifies or provides information to an investigative body

Public or Private Employees
Public

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Can file civil action (without exhausting administrative remedies) for back pay and reinstatement

Penalties
Each member of any agency’s governing board or authority or ecutive director may be individually liable for civil fine; maximum $10,000 per violation


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