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6310.  (a) No person shall discharge or in any manner discriminate
against any employee because the employee has done any of the
following:
   (1) Made any oral or written complaint to the division, other
governmental agencies having statutory responsibility for or
assisting the division with reference to employee safety or health,
his or her employer, or his or her representative.
   (2) Instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under or
relating to his or her rights or has testified or is about to testify
in the proceeding or because of the exercise by the employee on
behalf of himself, herself, or others of any rights afforded him or
her.
   (3) Participated in an occupational health and safety committee
established pursuant to Section 6401.7.
   (b) Any employee who is discharged, threatened with discharge,
demoted, suspended, or in any other manner discriminated against in
the terms and conditions of employment by his or her employer because
the employee has made a bona fide oral or written complaint to the
division, other governmental agencies having statutory responsibility
for or assisting the division with reference to employee safety or
health, his or her employer, or his or her representative, of unsafe
working conditions, or work practices, in his or her employment or
place of employment, or has participated in an employer-employee
occupational health and safety committee, shall be entitled to
reinstatement and reimbursement for lost wages and work benefits
caused by the acts of the employer. Any employer who willfully
refuses to rehire, promote, or otherwise restore an employee or
former employee who has been determined to be eligible for rehiring
or promotion by a grievance procedure, arbitration, or hearing
authorized by law, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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