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whistleblower

((h)wis′ĕl-blō″ĕr)
One who reports illegal, improper, unethical, or unprofessional behavior to authorities. The person divulging the information is usually an employee of the institution where the alleged activities occurred. Protection afforded to whistleblowers varies, depending on the nature of the misconduct that is alleged and the jurisdiction of the place where the event occurred.
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During the past decade, this void largely has been filled as researchers have studied samples of whistle blowers intensely, using sound descriptive and empirical research methods.
Qamar Chaudhry said the NAB was already in liaison with the Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights and forwarded a concise concept paper on Whistle Blower law to Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights on January 13 this year, proposing that Whistle Blower Protection Law may please be promulgated in Pakistan.
Echoing the new policy trajectory, they highlight the very real possibility for whistle blowers to be victimised and bullied for raising concerns, and the need for strategies to create a safer environment for speaking up, especially to overcome the potential for 'organisational deafness.
The Whistle Blowers Protection Bill was approved by the Cabinet of India in 2011 as part of a drive to eliminate corruption in the country's bureaucracy.
She revealed that the sex-for-flight whistle blowers were given only a minimal amount of allowance from the government ranging from P200 to P650.
The whistle blowers will receive about $32 million.
Finally, if about 40% of frauds were detected as a result of whistle blowers, doesn't a hot line make sense for you, too?
Time magazine named three whistle blowers as its Persons of the Year for 2002, two of them high-ranking corporate executives.
So far, that isn't happening in Canada despite the fact the Liberal government recently created a position that appears the government has decided it's going to offer protection to whistle blowers.
The Project on Government Oversight (POGO), a government watchdog group that supports whistle blowers, was late to the oil royalty game.
To be sure, the protections for teachers do have some positive aspects, notably protection for whistle blowers.