Court of Appeal Upholds Administrative Exhaustion Requirement Under the California Whistleblower Statute, Labor Code §1102.5. (MacDonald v. State of California (3d Dist., 8/26/2013) 2013 WL 4522792)

In a published (i.e. citable) decision, the Third District Court of Appeal has held that an aggrieved employee must exhaust administrative remedies available under Labor Code § 98.7 before filing a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit brought under Labor Code § 1102.5. The employee’s failure to do so resulted in dismissal of his lawsuit. More …

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In a published (i.e. citable) decision, the Third District Court of Appeal has held that an aggrieved employee must exhaust administrative remedies available under Labor Code § 98.7 before filing a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit brought under Labor Code § 1102.5. The employee’s failure to do so resulted in dismissal of his lawsuit. More … –James […]