Whistleblower Lawyers, Lubliner Law Firm, Tampa
Are you an employee of the State of Florida who has been retaliated against for disclosing protected information? Have you been denied a job, been wrongfully terminated or retaliated against for objecting to, refusing to participate in any activity, policy, or practice of the employer which is in violation of a law, rule, or regulation?
It is against the law to retaliate against any State or Federal government employee or to discriminate against an employee or any person applying for work at a state agency who blows the whistle. Whistleblower protection protects government employees as defined in Florida Statutes 216.011 as; any person applying for work or working for a State or Federal agency who has been retaliated against for disclosing protected information and who may file a complaint.
Further, Fl Statutes 448.102 states:
Prohibitions. An employer may not take any retaliatory personnel action against an employee because the employee has:
Source: Online Sunshine/http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0400-0499/0448/Sections/0448.102.html