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Whistleblower

An employee or other person who publicly exposes the wrongdoings of a private company. For example, if a company is illegally dumping chemicals in a protected environment, a whistleblower may tell the proper authorities or, failing that, the media. Certain laws may protect whistleblowers from being fired or other negative consequences within the company.
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In bringing some conceptual clarity to several intertwined issues, Robert MacDougall (7) argues that the term whistleblowing should be reserved for those cases that involve going outside the organization: employees who consider performing this kind of reporting are in a morally specific situation through facing a conflict of duties.
After all, in almost every case of whistleblowing, the whistleblower is publicly speaking lashon hara.
Methods aimed at improving corporate whistleblowing are effective only in organizations where senior management supports and champions the whistleblower.
The whistleblowing statutes are clearly intended to maximize tax revenues by incentivizing private individuals to report matters that might otherwise not be discovered or raised by the tax authorities.
In the light of such considerations, this essay seeks to identify and discuss factors that influence internal whistleblowing intentions in organizations in general, and how Brazilian cultural characteristics, in particular, are related to these factors.
The judgment went on to rule that the council 'did not adequately respond' to her complaints of her treatment as a result of her whistleblowing.
Integrity Line will play a key role in EQS Group's future global growth strategy for whistleblowing solutions.
L) global head of whistleblowing is leaving the bank, Reuters has reported.
Therefore, the essence of the bill is similar to that of the Whistleblowing Regulations proposed by the SECP.
A DOCTOR who claimed he was sacked by the Ministry of Defence over whistleblowing about doses of drugs given to an army veteran has lost his long-running legal battle.
Tribune News Network Doha Finance professionals from across Qatar gathered at an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) event on Thursday to discuss whistleblowing and risk management techniques, with focus on Qatar.