§ 9-5007.  Penalties.
   (1)   The Department shall have the power to seek penalties and fines for violation of this Chapter and to provide or obtain appropriate relief. Remedies may include reinstatement and full restitution to the employee for lost wages and benefits.
   (2)   It shall be a Class III offense under subsection 1-109(3) of this Code for an Employer to retaliate against an employee for any activity protected under this Chapter. All other violations of this Chapter shall be Class II offenses under subsection 1-109(2) of this Code.