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The Legal Implications of Disclosure in the Public Interest: An Analysis of the Prohibitions and Protections with Particular Reference to Employees and Employers 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780421502000
ISBN: 0421502002
Published: January 1995
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £95.00
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This second edition identifies and analyses the diverse issues involved in employees' disclosures of confidential information when those disclosures are alleged to be in the public interest.

The Spycatcher litigation is fully analysed, as are all important recent developments affecting media coverage of leaks and scoops based upon confidential sources. Detailed attention is devoted to recent case law and new legislation on employment law, copyright and official secrecy.

There is also an analysis of The National Health Service's Guidance for staff on relations with the public and the media.

Employment Law
Examples of disclosure. Breach of confidence. The public interest as a defence. Special influences on public sector employees. The Witnesses (Public Inquiries) Protection Act 1892. Unfair dismissal. The action for wrongful dismissal. Overview and recommendations.