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THE WHISTLEBLOWERS' PROTECTION ACT Act 469 of 1980 AN ACT to provide protection to employees who report a violation or suspected violation of state, local, or federal law; to provide protection to employees who participate in hearings, investigations, legislative inquiries, or court actions; and to prescribe remedies and penalties.
History: 1980, Act 469, Eff. Mar. 31, 1981 © 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Section 15.361 Section Definitions.
Section 15.362 Section Discharging, threatening, or otherwise discriminating against employee reporting violation of law, regulation, or rule prohibited; exceptions.
Section 15.363 Section Civil action in circuit court for injunctive relief or actual damages; “damages” defined; clear and convincing evidence required.
Section 15.364 Section Court judgment; order; remedies; awarding costs of litigation.
Section 15.365 Section Violation; civil fine.
Section 15.366 Section Diminishment or impairment of rights; collective bargaining agreement; protection of confidentiality of communications; disclosures.
Section 15.367 Section Employer not required to compensate employee for participation in investigation, hearing, or inquiry.
Section 15.368 Section Posting notices of protections and obligations required.
Section 15.369 Section Short title.