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Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act

Version of section 42.1 from 2006-12-12 to 2007-04-14:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Prohibition — employer

  •  (1) No employer shall take any of the following measures against an employee by reason only that the employee has, in good faith and on the basis of reasonable belief, provided information concerning an alleged wrongdoing in the public sector to the Commissioner or, if the alleged wrongdoing relates to the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, to the Auditor General of Canada — or by reason only that the employer believes that the employee will do so:

    • (a) take a disciplinary measure against the employee;

    • (b) demote the employee;

    • (c) terminate the employment of the employee;

    • (d) take any measure that adversely affects the employment or working conditions of the employee; or

    • (e) threaten to take any measure referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d).

  • Marginal note:Saving

    (2) Nothing in subsection (1) impairs any right of an employee either at law or under an employment contract or collective agreement.

  • Meaning of employer

    (3) For the purpose of subsection (1), employer does not include an employer in the public sector.

  • 2006, c. 9, s. 215
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