Nebraska

Code Section
81-2701, et seq.

Prohibited Activity
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
Public

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
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

Penalties
N/A


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