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Changes to whistleblower laws today - more lip service

Lucien Taylor
Oxford, United Kingdom

Jun 25, 2013 — Here are key points of changes which came into force today:

1. Employees have to show that a disclosure is in the "public interest"
2. Employee's motivation is irrelevant in making the disclosure
3. Co-workers who victimise whistleblowers can be liable
4. Employers need to take reasonable steps to prevent (3) from happening to avoid liability for co-worker victimisation.

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