ATTACHMENT 2 Australia PIDA, Provision (Prov.) sec. 10, 15. (all civil and criminal liability) Bosnia WPA, Art. 6. (criminal liability) Ghana WPA, Art. 18 (any civil and criminal liability) Hungary PIDA, Art. 11 (all civil and criminal liability — “any action … which may cause disadvantage”) India WPA, Ch. IV.11 (1) (protection extends to all… Continue reading Nations with Rights Broader than the Employment Context (13)
The list below does not cover restrictions on disclosures of classified information. The criteria are restrictions for disclosures of unclassified information by national security/law enforcement whistleblowers, or due process anti-retaliation rights that are weak or non-existent compared to the rest of the whistleblower law. Canada PIDA (No provision to override Official Secrets Act) India WPA,… Continue reading UPDATED WHISTLEBLOWER LAWS WITH SIGNIFICANT NATIONAL SECURITY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT LOOPHOLES (12)
ATTACHMENT 1 Australia, Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (Aus. PIDA) Belgium, September 15, 2013. – Law on the Termination of a Suspected Violation of the Integrity in a Federal Administrative Authority by a Member of his Staff, (Belgium WPA), Bosnia, Law on Whistleblower Protection in the Institutions of Bosnia-Herzegovina, (Bosnia WPA) (2014) Canada, The… Continue reading Nations with dedicated whistleblower laws
INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICES FOR WHISTLEBLOWER POLICIES November 8, 2015 by Tom Devine, Legal Director, The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is a non-profit, nonpartisan public interest law firm that specializes in protection for genuine whistleblowers — employees who exercise free speech rights to challenge institutional illegality, abuse of power or other betrayals of the… Continue reading International Whistleblowing Best Practice
“I’ve spent a period of ‘service’ on society’s boundaries” Wendy Addison I blew the whistle on corporate corruption fifteen years ago, long before Julian Assange or Edward Snowden made the topic mainstream. Securing justice after an eleven year battle whilst living in abject poverty has set me free to re build, re authenticate and re… Continue reading Is your Organisation an Early Adopter? Take a Chance on Me.