The True Definition Of A Whistleblower Claim

By Neil Rosolinsky (May 24, 2019, 1:45 PM EDT) -- One of the more misused terms in organizations is "whistleblower." As an in-house legal practitioner it is rare that a week goes by where I don't hear someone generically using the term "whistleblower" to simply mean a complainant of some sort. I know this is not unique as I've had many a discussion around this with peers at other organizations as well, in various industries. "Whistleblower" is a term of art and has a very specific meaning, and related implications, depending on the statute being invoked. It is a term that, when used properly, should not be taken lightly....

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