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I work for a city and am not sure how to see whistle-blower protection.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Washington State

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

At will

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Its about unauthorized compensation being paid to the mayor

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Thank you so much for submitting your question. It takes a lot of courage to decide to do the right thing!Employees of state agencies in Washington can blow the whistle on other state employees who violate state laws or rules. You may contact
Cheri Elliott, Lead Whistleblower Investigator***@******.***(###) ###-#### You may also file a whistleblower complaint online using the link below:
http://www.sao.wa.gov/investigations/Pages/Whistleblower.aspxThe complaint can be anonymous or if you decide to share your identity, you should be free from retaliation since the act protects you from retaliation as well.
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