2019 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 22 - Public Employee Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right to Know
§ 45-22-10. Unlawful discharge, disciplining, or discrimination against employees

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-22-10 (2019)
  • (a) No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged or otherwise discipline or in any manner discriminate against any employee for any of the following reasons:

    • (1) The employee has requested information regarding hazardous chemicals, filed any complaint or action, or has instituted, or caused to be instituted, any proceeding under this chapter;

    • (2) The employee has testified or is about to testify in any proceeding in his own behalf or on behalf of others; or

    • (3) The employee has exercised any other right afforded pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

  • (b) No pay, position, seniority, or other benefits shall be lost for exercise of any right provided by this chapter.


Code 1981, § 45-22-10, enacted by Ga. L. 1988, p. 1778, § 1.

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