Section 2 A-4. Prohibition against retaliation

(1) Retaliation against an employee who reports issues of concern pursuant to sections 2 A-1 and 2 A-2 is prohibited. As regards personnel hired from temporary-work agencies, the prohibition shall apply to the employers and hirers.
(2) Retaliation means herein any unfavourable act, practice or omission that is a consequence of or a reaction to the fact that the employee has reported issues of concern, for example
  1. a.
    threats, harassment, arbitrary discrimination, social exclusion or other improper conduct
  2. b.
    warnings, change of duties, relocation or demotion
  3. c.
    suspension, dismissal, summary discharge or disciplinary action.
(3) The first paragraph shall apply correspondingly to retaliation against an employee who informs that the right to report issues of concern will be invoked, for example, by providing information.
(4) If the employee submits information that gives reason to believe that retaliation has taken place, the employer must substantiate that no such retaliation has taken place.