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Whistleblowing of the Employee

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  • Ufuk Aydin


    (Anadolu University)

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    Whistleblowing is a new issue gaining attention in the theory and application of labour law. Whistleblowing can be understood as “revealing faults in the workplace to the public†or “disclosure of malpractice by employees, as well as illegal acts or omissions at work†. The intersection between whistleblowing and the labour law is the duty of fidelity of the employee. The debate is about the effect of whistleblowing on the duty. It is generally believed that whistleblowing is not a breach of the contract of service and the duty of fidelity; so the whistleblower is protected by law. Neither national nor international laws have specific regulations dealing with whistleblowing instead of England. England is the only country, having a special act on whistleblowing. Like many other countries, Turkey has no specific legislation on whistleblowing. Existing rules in Turkish Labour Law are not enough to solve the whistleblowing problems.

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    Article provided by Anadolu University in its journal Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 2 (December)
    Pages: 79-100

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    Handle: RePEc:and:journl:v:2:y:2002:i:2:p:79-100
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