67-21-1, et seq.
Can not discharge, threaten, or otherwise discriminate if employee reports, testifies or objects/refuses to carry out directive that violates law, rule, or regulation of state, US or political subdivision or shows waste of public funds,property or manpower
Public or Private Employees
Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
Can file civil action within 180 days of violation for injunction or actual damages and court and attorney’s fees. In addition court can award reinstatement, back pay, full fringe benefits and seniority rights
Violator subject to civil fine, maximum $500