At the link below, you will find a complaint form to complete if you have any serious information to report regarding the Public Health Trust. There are certain provisions under both Florida law and the Miami-Dade County Code that protect employees from retaliation in the workplace under certain circumstances.
What kind of information should I disclose in this form?
As a PHT employee, the law is designed to protect you from retaliation in the workplace if you report any of the following:
- Any violation or suspected violation of any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation committed by an employee or agent of the Public Health Trust or independent contractor which creates and presents a substantial and specific danger to the public’s health, safety or welfare;
- Any act or suspected act committed by a PHT employee (including administrators at any level), agent, or independent contractor, that involves:
-Malfeasance (misconduct or wrongdoing)
-Misfeasance (lawful action performed in an illegal or improper manner),
-Gross waste of public funds, OR
-Gross neglect of duty committed by a PHT employee (including administrators at any level), agent, or independent contractor;
-Suspected or actual Medicaid fraud or abuse (including submitting false claims)
Note: The above information is intended to give you the information on the legal protection afforded to whistleblowing. Following this form and directions is no guarantee or assurance that you will be protected under the applicable law. This form is not intended to be used for grievances under the collective bargaining agreement or other PHT personnel procedures.