Whistleblower Compliance

California Whistleblower Law

California law allows employees and applicants for employment at the California State University (CSU) to report improper governmental activities and significant threats to health or safety. [California Gov't Code Section 8547 et seq.]

The law requires that the identities of individuals involved in an investigation of improper governmental activities not be disclosed without written permission, except to law enforcement agencies that is conducting a criminal investigation or the State Auditor, and that they be kept confidential and properly safeguarded. [California Education Code Sections 89570, et seq.]

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