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September 21, 2008

Federal law often leaves whistleblowers out in the cold

Congressional Democrats and employee rights groups are pushing to plug what they view as gaping holes in laws designed to protect workplace whistleblowers...

Eric Frumin, occupational safety and health director for Unite Here, a union that represents about 450,000 workers, says current whistleblower law is "so weak, it's an invitation to employers to retaliate against people who report injuries."

Read whole article in the Charlotte Observer here

Posted by cat at 02:35 PM