Focus on WhistleblowingPosted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 21 October 2014
We often get questions to Legal-Island about Protected Disclosure also known as whistleblowing dismissals in the workplace. The cost of a whistleblowing case to an employer in terms of cost and publicity can be huge. The impact on employees is also massive. The Republic of Ireland introduced the "strongest whistleblower legislation in Europe" in the summer and changes to GB legislation mean that there is now a sizeable difference between whistleblowing laws in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.
For a whistleblower to succeed with a claim, did the person who subjected the whistleblower to a detriment have to have knowledge of the protected act?
Whistleblowing laws in
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