Someone who exposes any sort of action or advice that’s deemed dishonest, illegal, or not right inside an organization that’s either public or private. The information of alleged wrongdoing could be categorized in several ways: breach of company policy/rules law, law, or danger to people interest/national safety, in addition to fraud, and corruption. Can select to bring allegations or advice to surface either internally or externally. Internally, his/her accusations can be brought by a whistleblower inside the organization like an immediate manager to different people’s interest. A whistleblower can deliver allegations from calling a third party out of an association like law enforcement, government, the media, or even people that are concerned. Whistleblowers are entitled to certain protections under state and federal law.« Back to Glossary Index
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