You are protected if you seek advice about reporting wrongdoing.
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BC's new Public Interest Disclosure Act (PIDA) provides a safe, legally protected way for current and former BC public sector employees to report serious or systemic issues of wrongdoing to their supervisor, a designated officer or to the Ombudsperson.
PIDA prohibits people from retaliating against employees who speak up about potential wrongdoing in the public sector.
Our experienced and impartial investigators have broad authority to obtain a variety of information allowing us to conduct detailed, rigorous and independent investigations.
The Ombudsperson’s services are free and confidential.