Whistleblower Protections Bill Signed into Law

The law is limited to public health emergencies, protects workers who report health and safety violations

Governor Jared Polis on June 11 signed whistleblower protections into law to prohibit retaliation against workers who speak out about unsafe work conditions during a public health emergency.  The law prohibits a “principal” from taking adverse action or retaliating against a worker for raising any “reasonable concern” in good faith about workplace violations of government health or safety rules or about an “otherwise significant workplace threat to health or safety.” related to a public health emergency declared by the governor or state or local public health agencies.  The def

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