JCPA Whistleblower Policy

It is the intent of JCPA to adhere to all applicable laws and regulations. This policy is in support of that goal. If any employee reasonably believes that some practice or action of the JCPA is in violation of law, that employee(s) must notify the President or Board chair in writing. The support of all employees is necessary to achieving compliance with various laws and regulations. An employee is protected from retaliation only if the employee brings the alleged unlawful activity, policy, or practice to the attention of the JCPA and provides the JCPA with a reasonable opportunity to investigate and correct the alleged unlawful activity. The protection described below is only available to employees that comply with this requirement.

The JCPA will not retaliate against an employee who in good faith, has made a protest or raised a complaint against some practice of the JCPA, or of another individual or entity with whom the JCPA has a business relationship, on the basis of a reasonable belief that the practice is in violation of law, or a clear mandate of public policy.

The JCPA will not retaliate against employees who disclose or threaten to disclose to a supervisor or a public body, any activity, policy, or practice of the JCPA that the employee reasonably believes is in violation of a law, or a rule, or regulation mandated pursuant to law or is in violation of a clear mandate of public policy concerning the health, safety, welfare, or protection of the environment.