81-2701, et seq.
Person with authority to recommend, approve, direct, or take other personnel action can not dismiss, demote, transfer, reassign, suspend, or other personnel action if employee discloses information or testifies before public counsel or other officials
Public or Private Employees
Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
If incident occurs or is about to occur, employee contacts public counsel who sends finding to personnel appeals board or director/chief operations officer of agency, who, after a hearing, can stay or reverse personnel action, grant back pay or other appropriate relief and reasonable attorney’s fees, or employee can maintain an action under Administrative Procedures Act for damages, reinstatement, back pay or other relief including attorney’s fees