Tuesday, September 27, 2011

New Law Requires Judicial Branch Comply with California Whistleblower Protection Act

State Auditor Authority Over Judicial Branch Expanded by New Legislation

A bill signed into law yesterday will require the Judicial Branch to comply with the California Whistleblower Protection Act (CWPA). The Judicial Branch will now be required to post information about the CWPA in any place where information for employees is posted. he law, passed at the request of California State Auditor Elaine Howle, also revises the statutory definition of "improper governmental activity" to include violations of California Rules of Court.
3rd District Court of Appeal – Sacramento -Justice Vance W. Raye – Justice – Coleman A. Blease – Justice Ronald B. Robie – Justice William J. Murray Jr. – Justice George W. Nicolson – Justice M. Kathleen Butz – Justice Elena J. Duarte – Justice Harry E. Hull Jr. – Justice Louis R. Mauro – Justice Andrea Lynn Hoch – Third District Court of Appeal California