Protection from Retaliation under the Employee Right to Know About Toxic Chemicals in The Workplace Law

The Law

Section 101.595 of the Wisconsin Statutes States that Employees have a right to know what toxic substances might be encountered on the job.

File a Complaint

An individual can file a complaint with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Complaint Registration Safety and Buildings Division.

Retaliation Protection

If the individual is then retaliated against, they can file a Civil Rights Complaint with the Equal Rights Division of the Department of Workforce Development within 300 days.