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European Commission proposes directive to protect whistleblowers – scandals necessitate reform

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31 October 2018


Whistleblowers have been making headlines almost every month this past year and this follows a string of scandals which have exposed the limited assistance available for people seeking to expose wrongful corporate behaviour in the public interest. In April 2018 the European Commission proposed a directive to further protect whistleblowers.

Inge Vanderreken and Markulf Behrendt, Employment & Benefits partners in Brussels and Hamburg, have summed up the key elements of this proposal. Read the full article here.

Markulf Behrendt/Inge Vanderreken, ILO, 31.10.2018