Employment Protection for Reports of
of State or Federal Law or Regulation
Reporting Waste and Wrongdoing
State Employees may NOT be
- reduced in compensation
for reporting substantial abuse, misuse, destruction or loss of substantial public funds or resources and violation of Federal, State, or local laws, regulations and ordinances.
To make such a report, do so either orally or in writing within 180 days of learning of the alleged wrongdoing to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources' Office of Human Resources, the South Carolina Law enforcement Division, the Solicitor's Office, the State Ethics Commission, the State Auditor, the Legislative Audit Council or the Office of Attorney General, the Inspector General.
For more information, see the Chapter 27, Title 8 of the S.C. Code of Laws, et seq.