whistle blower


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Synonyms for whistle blower

an informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it

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Participants of the meeting agreed to certain safeguards for protection of whistle blower against any victimization.
He said that the whistle blower would also be a check to discourage commission and would ensure that whatever was indicated in the PC-I of any developmental scheme would have to be on ground.
He said NAB is already in liaison with Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights that Whistle Blower Protection Law may be promulgated in Pakistan at the earliest.
Mr Sutton, who lives in Wrexham, won his claim that he was constructively dismissed as a whistle blower after he said that he was blocked from doing his job to investigate certain matters within the authority and that he was refused access to documents.
It instructs the employer to give the whistle blower his job back, provide compensatory damages and fix the pipeline problem which led to the employee blowing the whistle in the first place.
MRS Gun looked clearly relieved at a press conference following her acquittal at the offices of civil liberties group Liberty who have called for the Official Secrets Act to include a public interest defence for whistle blowers who expose serious wrongdoing.
It cannot guarantee the identity of the whistle blower will remain concealed during the investigation but at least that person could draw comfort from the fact that they have the FSA's support.
To probe whistle blower motives, we chose a battery of survey questions posed in general, hypothetical form rather than a set of questions related to specific whistle blowing incidents.
Then we apply our analysis to the alleged ethical cleansing provided by the whistle blower, exploring that often courageous and praiseworthy exemplar's limited effectiveness as a stimulus for improved business ethics.
Vincent McKnight and Altomease Kennedy of Ashcraft & Gerel (Washington, DC) filed this action under the False Claims Act, on behalf of their client, Igor Kapuscinski, the whistle blower who uncovered and reported the fraudulent conduct.
PESHAWAR -- Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak said on Monday said that the essence of the whistle blower law is to eliminate corruption and corrupt practices in the public affairs and the governance related issues.
A NORTH Wales council is to increase its compensation offer to a whistle blower in a bid to avoid a hearing in the Court of Appeal.
CHICAGO -- With more scandals being reported in the not-for-profit world than ever before, the 4th annual Grant Thornton LLP National Board Governance Survey for Not-for-Profit Organizations found that 60 percent of not-for-profit organizations do not have a whistle blower policy in place.
ISLAMABAD -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB)Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said that the Whistle Blower Protection Act will encourage people to stand up in the fight against corruption.
Hazaribagh, Jan 6 (ANI): Senior BJP leader, Yashwant Sinha here today defended the Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to induct tainted leader, Babu Singh Kushwaha, ahead of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, by saying that he is a whistle blower.