California Whistleblower Protection Act

Whistleblower & Whistleblower Retaliation Complaints Purpose

The Office of Equity & Diversity has been designated by the President to receive complaints from Employees, Former Employees, and Applicants for CSU employment who wish to report alleged Improper Governmental Activity. 

Executive Order 1115 (article II, § G) defines Improper Governmental Activity, reportable as a Whistleblower Disclosure, as activity that:

  1. is in violation of any state or federal law or regulation, including, but not limited to, corruption, malfeasance, bribery, theft of government property, fraudulent claims, fraud, coercion, conversion, malicious prosecution, misuse of government property, or willful omission to perform duty, or
  2. is economically wasteful, or involves gross misconduct, incompetence, or inefficiency. For the purposes of this policy, “Improper Governmental Activity” includes Significant Threats to Health or Safety and Illegal Order(s).

Policies:

Use the following link to view CSU Executive Order 1115 : Reporting Procedures for Protected Disclosure of Improper Governmental Activities and/or Significant Threats to Health or Safety.

Use the following link to view CSU Executive Order 1116: Reporting Procedures for Protected Disclosure of Improper Governmental Activities and/or Significant Threats to Health or Safety.

Whistleblower Complaint Instructions

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Whistleblower Retaliation Complaint Instructions

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Contact Us

Mary Stuart Rogers Building, Suite 320
Email: jjohnson34@csustan.edu
Phone: 209.667.3351
Fax: 209.664.7011
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Julie Johnson
Senior Associate Vice President
Human Resources, Equal Opportunity & Compliance
Stanislaus State
One University Circle, MSR 320
Turlock, CA 95382

Phone: (209) 667-3351
FAX: (209) 664-7011
Email: jjohnson34@csustan.edu

You may also call the California Whistleblower confidential hotline, 1-(800)-952-5665, to report improper activities or retaliation. The California State Auditor has more information available in an electronic memorandum.