Whistleblowing has become much more mainstream and accepted over the past decade. New laws that protect employees from retaliation help them step forward to report wrongdoing. There are some recent trends that shine a light on legislation and government initiatives to encourage whistleblowers to speak up.
By now we've heard the trending story of Amazon VP Tim Bray stepping down from his post as Vice President of Web Services following the firing of employees he said voiced concerns over work conditions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A study shows an increase need in hotline reporting Over the last decade, there's been a surge in the adoption and usage of anonymous whistleblower hotlines. Efforts to increase the protection of whistleblowers are on the rise.
Some people like to speak up more than others At WhistleBlower Security, we believe in open and honest communication. People today are not shy about expressing their feelings when it comes to something they feel very passionate about.
During uncertain times, management needs to acknowledge employees on a regular basis. Ensuring your employees are feeling included , significant and appreciated in their roles within their companies is important, especially during the current global climate.