On November 13, 2017, Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney signed an executive order providing whistleblower protections for city workers or city contractors who report potential wage or wrongdoing by supervisors or co-workers.
The order includes the following:
- Specific definitions of retaliation, good faith reporting, and whistleblowers.
- Protections for covered employees against retaliation after a good faith report of, or
participation in an investigation or hearing about, official wrongdoing or waste.
- Mandatory notice requirements for whistleblower reports, and remedial actions, to the
- The right of whistleblowers to seek judicial review.
The order took effect upon signing.
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Originally posted by www.ThinkHR.com