directive is a groundbreaking piece of legislation.
In comparative law, external whistle-blowing is generally considered justified if an internal system does not exist or is functioning incorrectly, or when the whistle-blower
estimates that due to the seriousness of the offense the employer is prone to cover it up (Larmer, 1992, p.
It is also interesting to find that whistleblowing--defined as the disclosure by an individual to the public, or those in authority, of mismanagement, corruption, illegality, or some other form of wrong-doing in the marketplace--has been established in UK law through the Public Interest Disclosure Act since 1998, which protects whistle-blowers
from victimisation or dismissal.
This causes fear among whistle-blowers
, which is why protection is vital.
The panel also did not uphold a dignity at work allegation made by the whistle-blower
of preferential treatment by Dr Manghan.
83% of whistle-blowers
raise their concerns at least twice, usually internally
"A government employer in a 'whistle-blower
' case has the unenviable task of discerning a safe path that fully honors the employees' right to protection while fully respecting the citizen's right to know," he added.
The federal government, which the whistle-blower
originally included as a plaintiff in the lawsuit, investigated the case, but declined to pursue it.
He said SEC investigations take two to four years to complete, and with the program's launch in August 2011, the next several months would see ripening results from whistle-blower
actions started earlier.
She believes the ordeals of the whistle-blower
magnify the most pressing questions of the 21st century: What is it that we value?
That happens because some view a whistle-blower
as someone sharing knowledge of misconduct for the benefit of others and some believe that a whistle-blower
is acting disloyal to their organization.
," the employees must first make claims of "alleged whistle-blower
retaliation," FDA's counsel said in a filing with the United States District Court of the District of Columbia.