[USC02] 2 USC 1317: Prohibition of intimidation or reprisal
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2 USC 1317: Prohibition of intimidation or reprisal Text contains those laws in effect on August 5, 2020
From Title 2-THE CONGRESSCHAPTER 24-CONGRESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITYSUBCHAPTER II-EXTENSION OF RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONSPart A-Employment Discrimination, Family and Medical Leave, Fair Labor Standards, Employee Polygraph Protection, Worker Adjustment and Retraining, Employment and Reemployment of Veterans, and Intimidation

§1317. Prohibition of intimidation or reprisal

(a) In general

It shall be unlawful for an employing office to intimidate, take reprisal against, or otherwise discriminate against, any covered employee because the covered employee has opposed any practice made unlawful by this chapter, or because the covered employee has initiated proceedings, made a charge, or testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in a hearing or other proceeding under this chapter.

(b) Remedy

The remedy available for a violation of subsection (a) shall be such legal or equitable remedy as may be appropriate to redress a violation of subsection (a).

( Pub. L. 104–1, title II, §208, formerly §207, Jan. 23, 1995, 109 Stat. 13 ; renumbered §208, Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title XI, §1122(d)(1)(B), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1608 .)

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 104–1, Jan. 23, 1995, 109 Stat. 3 , as amended, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1301 of this title and Tables.