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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Whistleblowing: The New Law

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ISBN13: 9780421656901
ISBN: 0421656905
Published: December 1999
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This title examines an important area of employment law which has been greatly altered by recent legislation, with widespread implications for all employers and employees. It discusses the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 and the proposals for a Freedom of Information Act, along with the impact these changes will have on the rights and duties of employees to disclose wrongdoing.

  • Up-to-date perspective on an interesting and potentially difficult area
  • Full discussion of the Public Interest Disclosure Act and its implications for employers and employees.

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Subjects:
Employment Law
Contents:
Introduction: the Public Interest Disclosure Act and the background and negotiations leading to the Act.
Rights of the whistleblower: the common law position
statutory protection
analogous statutory provision, e.g. European Convention of Human Rights. Duties of disclosure of employees: common law duties to disclose wrongdoing
fiduciary duties of senior employees/directors.