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Jamaica – Standards – Coverage – Reportable

Jamaica – Standards – Coverage – Reportable

2. “improper conduct” means any

(a) criminal offence;

(b) failure to carry out a legal obligation;

(c) conduct that is likely to result in a miscarriage of justice;

(d) conduct that is likely to threaten the health or safety of a person;

(e) conduct that is likely to threaten or damage the environment;

(f) conduct that shows gross mismanagement, impropriety or misconduct in the carrying out of any activity that involves the use of public funds;

(g) act of reprisal against or victimization of an employee;

(h) conduct that tends to show unfair discrimination on the basis of gender, race, place of origin, social class, colour, religion or political opinion; or

(i) wilful concealment of any act described in paragraphs (a) to (h);

Referenced Legislation: Protected Disclosures Act (2011)

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