A Whistleblower is usually an employee who is willing to speak out and expose wrong doings or unethical practices in their organisation. This can cause Whistleblowers to be the targets of retaliation, if the employer may prefer to keep quiet about the wrong doings and practices. Reprisals, bullying, intimidation, summary dismissal can be just a few of the strategies used to silence or deal with a Whistleblower.
Whistleblowers working internationally and beyond the national laws of a specific country can find themselves in an even more vulnerable situation: are they working in organizations that are governed by those national laws or not?
Do not miss the opportunity to hear David Lewis, Professor of Employment Law at Middlesex University and Convenor of the International Whistleblowing Research Network speak on the particular issues of Whistleblowing and international organizations.