Whistleblowing and Employers' Work PracticesPosted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 27 August 2013
I am employed by a company in the heavy metals industry. I am concerned about the work practices of my employer. These do not comply with industry best practice or legislative requirements, and my employer simply lets our waste and by-products leach into the surrounding land and rivers. Not only does this pollute and contaminate the land, but I also fear that it could be storing up a health risk for future generations. I am tempted to contact the local press to tip them off about this. Should I, or is there something else I can do?
We would urge you to hold fire on tipping off the local
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