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House Bill 1345


House Bill 1345

ARCHIVE (2002)

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DIGEST OF HB 1345 (Updated January 30, 2002 2:57 PM - DI 96)


Report of health or safety violations. Provides that an employee of a private employer may report violations of federal, state, or local laws to the employer, or in certain circumstances, to an official or agency whom the employee believes has jurisdiction to act concerning the violation. Prohibits the sanctioning of an employee who reports violations. Provides that an employee disciplined for reporting a violation may bring a civil action against the employer. Provides that after June 30, 2003, an employee may only be discharged for just cause, and that an employee discharged without cause may institute a civil action against the employee's former employer.
Current Status:
 Passed 2nd reading - first House
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