Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 533 -- Whistleblower Protection and Security Act

Co-Sponsors:  Zweifel, Corcoran, Johnson (90), Darrough

This bill prohibits private employers from preventing employees
from disclosing or taking disciplinary action against employees
who disclose alleged prohibited activities under investigation or
information that the employee reasonably believes evidences a
violation of law, rule, or regulation; mismanagement; a gross
waste of funds or abuse of authority; or a danger to public
health or safety.  Employers cannot require employees to notify
employers prior to making any such report.  Private employers
must prominently post a copy of this law where it can be seen by
all employees.  Violators of these provisions may be fined an
amount not to exceed $20,000 per occurrence per employee.

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