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Adverse Employment Action. Includes, but is not limited to, reduction in pay, atypical adverse change in working hours, termination, refusal to employ, harassment, or threats pertaining to an individual's perceived immigration status.
COVID-19 public health order. An order or regulation issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Health or the Philadelphia Department of Public Health related to the 2019 novel coronavirus ("COVID-19").
Department. The Department of Labor.
Employee. Any individual who performs work for an Employer.
Employer. Any person, including a corporate officer or executive, who directly or indirectly or through an agent or any other person, including through the services of a temporary service or staffing agency or similar entity, employs or exercises control over the wages, hours or working conditions of any Employee.
Protected disclosure. A good faith communication, including a communication based on, or when carrying out, job duties, that discloses or demonstrates an intention to disclose information that may evidence a violation of a COVID-19 public health order that may significantly threaten the health or safety of employees or the public, if the disclosure or intention to disclose was made for the purpose of remedying such violation.
Unsafe condition. A condition that violates a COVID-19 public health order.