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Whistleblower Series: The Workplace Whistleblower Program – Friend or Foe?

What seems like a really long time ago, I wrote in one of my blogs that I would be doing a series on whistleblowing. It seemed like a great idea at the time: there isn’t that much practical information about whistleblowing out there and I have a lot to share on the topic given that I have done work in this field for many years. But then, a pandemic happened, and my “series” didn’t quite get off the ground. I’ve come back to the topic, though, as I’ve been fielding some questions about it lately.

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Workplace investigation alert: Reconsidering reprisals

Special note to Ontario and BC readers: If this subject is of interest to you, you may wish attend one of our related workshops. Some spots are still open for the following sessions – we recommend registering soon. We hope to see you there. Conducting Workplace Assessments – June 20, 2018 in Toronto, ON Learn how

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Revisiting reprisal: Proposed changes to whistleblower provisions under the Federal Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act

This summer, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates tabled a 10–year review of the 2007 Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA). The PSDPA protects 400,000 federal government employees from reprisal in situations where they have made a protected disclosure to their employer or are cooperating in an investigation. This review

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