Section 25-8-57

Discrimination prohibited against persons disclosing information, making charges, refusing to obey illegal orders, etc.

(a) No person shall discriminate against any individual because the individual has opposed any act or practice made unlawful by this chapter or because the individual made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing under this chapter.

(b) No employer, agent of an employer, or any other person shall discharge or otherwise discipline, threaten, harass, blacklist, or in any other manner discriminate against an applicant, employee, former employee, or any other person because that individual disclosed any information not prohibited from disclosure by statute, refused to obey an illegal order, or in any other manner not prohibited by statute challenged or revealed any violation of this chapter.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-604, p. 1263, §26.)