Business News 27 Feb 2013
Whistleblowers to receive greater protection
Whistleblowers are set to receive greater protection against bullying and harassment in the workplace, following amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill.
The changes will extend protection against adverse treatment by making detrimental acts carried out by employees the responsibility of the employer.
Employers must be able to demonstrate that they have taken 'reasonable steps' to prevent the adverse treatment.
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