California Supreme Court Expands Employee Whistleblower Protections

Whistleblower protection laws.
Suppose you are an employee who has made a whistleblower complaint to your employer. In that case, you should know that you are protected under the whistleblower statute (California Labor Code § 1102.5(b)) even if your employer already knew about the subject of your complaint. This means that employers are not allowed to retaliate against employees who make whistleblower complaints, regardless of whether they had prior knowledge of the alleged violation. Therefore, it’s essential to know your ri...