In the UK, whistleblowing law is based on a statute prohibiting a “worker” being dismissed or subjected to any other detriment because of having made a “protected disclosure”. Until this week, the general view was that the...more
Whistleblowing tips reported to the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”), one of the UK bodies with responsibility for regulating the financial services industry, have increased 35 per cent in the past 12 months according...more
2013 has been a significant year for UK employment law. In particular, an abundance of new legislation (both about substantive law and Employment Tribunal procedure) has heralded a number of important changes.
It has been a busy period for those involved in drafting employment legislation.
In our January 2013 edition, we summarised various expected changes to employment law. Since then, these changes have been debated and...more
In recent months, the UK has seen a growing focus on the protection afforded to whistleblowers. This attention has emerged because of recurring question linking diverse scandals, such as phone hacking and those that have hit...more
In Dos Santos v. Delta Airlines, Inc., 2012-AIR-20 (ALJ Jan. 11, 2013), an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) examined whether the facts alleged by the complainant required a territorial or...more
The UK Government is in the process of making important changes to UK whistleblowing legislation (which will be implemented through the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill). The key changes, which are expected to come into...more
In This Issue:
- 2013 – What's On the Horizon
- Changes Confirmed
- Changes Expected In 2013 But No Implementation Date
For the first article of this blog, the Proskauer International Labor Group has decided to focus on this tricky question since we know that our friends and clients having an international presence face various issues when it...more