What is a whistleblower?
A whistleblower is typically an employee who reports company criminal misconduct publically in order to have corrective action taken. Usually such misconduct takes the form of a regulatory compliance violation, a safety violation, financial fraud or something that is a direct threat to the public or the employees.
Protected whistleblowing is defined as disclosing information which the discloser reasonably believes evidences:
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