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Whistleblowers factsheet

Purpose and scope

Workers are legally protected from being dismissed or subjected to any other detriment for disclosing malpractice or wrongdoing in the workplace (commonly known as ‘whistleblowing’).

Who is protected?

The law on whistleblowing applies to ‘workers’. This includes ‘employees’ and ‘workers’ as usually defined in employment legislation, however, it also applies to extended categories of workers, namely:


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