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Jamaica – Standards – Coverage – Retaliation

Jamaica – Standards – Coverage – Retaliation

2. “occupational detriment” means any act or omission that results in an employee, in relation to his employment, being

(a) subject to disciplinary action;

(b) dismissed, suspended, or demoted;

(c) harrassed, intimidated or victimized;

(d) transferred against his will;

(e) refused transfer or promotion;

(f) subject to a term or condition ofemployment or retirement from employment, that is altered to his disadvantage;

(g) provided with an adverse reference;

(h) denied appointment to any employment, profession or office;

(i) threatened with any of the actions specified in paragraphs (a) to (h); or

(j) otherwise adversely affected in respect of his employment, profession or office, including employment opportunities and job security;

Referenced Legislation: Protected Disclosures Act (2011)

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