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File #: 200035    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 1/23/2020 In control: Committee on Labor and Civil Service
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 20 Of The Philadelphia Code, Entitled, "OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES," CHAPTER 20-700, "DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION," By Adding New Language To Provide Protection For Disclosures Of Sexual Harassment And Immunity For Cooperation Against Sexual Harassers, All Under Certain Terms And Conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Code sections: 20-700 - Defense and Indemnification, Title 20 - OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20003500.pdf
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Amending Title 20 Of The Philadelphia Code, Entitled, "OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES," CHAPTER 20-700, "DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION," By Adding New Language To Provide Protection For Disclosures Of Sexual Harassment And Immunity For Cooperation Against Sexual Harassers, All Under Certain Terms And Conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 20 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 10. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

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CHAPTER 20-700. DEFENSE, [AND] INDEMNIFICATION, AND PROTECTION

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? 20-701. Definitions.

(1) Disclosure. A "disclosure" is a formal or informal, written or oral, communication or transmission.

(2) [(1)] Officer or Employee. An "officer" or "employee" is [A]any person who is elected or appointed to a position in any branch of the government of the City and/or County of Philadelphia or to any elected or appointed position which serves the City and/or County of Philadelphia including, but not limited to, members of agencies;[,] authorities-including the Philadelphia Parking Authority; boards and commissions-including the School Reform Commission and the Philadelphia School District-however elected or appointed; persons serving full-time or intermittently; persons serving with or without compensation.

(3) Retaliatory Personnel Action. For purposes of this section of the Code, "retaliatory personnel action" shall include, but not be limited to:

(a) a termination of employment;
(b) a demotion;
(c) a disciplinary or corrective action;
(d) an unwanted detail, transfer, or reassignment;
(e) a negative performance evaluation;
(f) a negative decision concerning pay, benefits, or other compensation, or concerning
education or training if the education or training may reasonably be expected to lead to an appointment, promotion, performance evaluation, or other action that would effect pay, benefits, or other compensation;
(g) a decis...

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