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Our News page brings together important updates from the world of whistleblowing law and practice.

Find out about the latest job vacancies, funding opportunities and announcements from around the globe.   
Xnet: a case study on NGO activism to protect whistleblowers
February 02, 2020

Xnet: a case study on NGO activism to protect whistleblowers

WIN associate Xnet, has been featured in Issue 9 of the European Public Mosaic (EPuM) Open Journal on Public Service which focuses on institutional integrity. The article “Xnet, a case study: the role of civil society in building the framework for whistleblower protection” sets out Xnet’s work to develop...

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Switzerland risks adopting whistleblowing law that does not protect whistleblowers!
January 29, 2020

Switzerland risks adopting whistleblowing law that does not protect whistleblowers!

Swiss lawmakers are reviewing a Bill that regulates when and how workers can blow the whistle without offering any positive legal protections   In view of the global importance of Swiss-based multinational companies operating in food retail, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing and financial services, the protection of...

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PRESS RELEASE - Food Safety Whistleblower Vindicated While Swiss Law Makers Flounder
January 23, 2020

PRESS RELEASE - Food Safety Whistleblower Vindicated While Swiss Law Makers Flounder

The Civil Court of Appeal of the canton of Vaud, Switzerland has condemned Nestlé Group for failing to protect Dr. Yasmine Motarjemi, former Assistant Vice President of Food Safety at Nestlé Group (2000 – 2010).  WIN calls on the Swiss Parliament to stop playing at the edges of employment obligations and...

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Alertador is correct Spanish word for whistleblower
January 14, 2020

Alertador is correct Spanish word for whistleblower

WIN's Board of Trustees has joined Xnet and other Spanish colleagues, in writing a separate open letter to the EU Commission calling for an amendment to the Official Spanish Translation of the EU Directive to protect reporting persons ("whistleblowers"). We urge the EU Commission to replace the terms...

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Job Alert - Chief Executive Officer - Protect
January 07, 2020

Job Alert - Chief Executive Officer - Protect

Protect is currently recruiting a Chief Executive Officer.  Protect - formerly Public Concern at Work - are looking for a CEO to lead their organisation in supporting whistleblowers and promoting whistleblowing. Protect are leading experts in whistleblowing and have advised around 40,000 people on their free...

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