(EU 2019 /1937 – “the Directive” or “EUWBD”)
— needs embedding in national laws and compliance organisations —
1. Very detailed document includes overall goals for Member States, and describes what’s to happen in individual cases. Organisations with more than 250 workers have to comply with provisions by December 2021. Those with more than 50 by December 2023. There are details on how to handle individual reports.
2. There’s a route for Whistleblowers to report externally to authorities within Member States. Under certain conditions matters can be disclosed publicly.
3. There are eye-catching details on non-retaliation. Examines the practicalities of exactly how to handle retaliation.
(Written by Ezekiel Ward from North Star Compliance)
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