Research has shown that whistleblowers provide the single most effective means of uncovering wrongdoing that undermines the public interest, but the fear of reprisals and blacklisting deters many from coming forward, and the few who do speak up often do so as a last resort. The past year alone has provided a number of examples of employees who have spoken out and suffered workplace consequences …

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