I came across the term "Whistle Blowing Policy" many a times. Just wondering if any of you can help me understand what it means and how is it applicable in HR
From India, Mumbai
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Whistle blower is a person while working in the organisation,tells the violations which are occurring to authorities.
For example if HR is violating any law or doing irregular compliance or fudging records,a whistleblower is one who brings out these violations,not bothering that he is also a fellow employee in same company.

From India, Pune

Whistleblower policy is a set of directives to ensure protection to whistleblowers.
Many a time whistle blowers have been killed for revealing unpleasant facts.
Companies should not stop employees from revealing at least internally (within organisation) any illegal or risky practises adopted by the company.
It may be violation of law-not following safety and health laws.
like a medical lab may be disposing of syringes in wrong manner instead of destroying them using needle breakers etc.

From India, Pune

A link to law:
India Law Journal
In private sector there was a recent case of Essar Group, where an internal whistle blower leaked a series of internal mails which purport to be certain undesirable type of activity.
What is the truth one really does not know??
This link shows what a whistle blower has brought out:
What the Essar Diaries Mean - Moneylife
I hope this makes clear what a whistle blower does and the meaning of whistle blowing.
When a police man sees a thief -he blows his whistle.
Similarly some public spirited employee blwos th whislte by revealing internal details of wrong doing by his company.

From India, Pune

Dear Dharti,
Nathrao has been very kind to explain the concept of Whistle Blowing and giving you links.
I take this opportunity to request bloggers like you to search CiteHr for the information first and then post what they have understood and then seek help to rectify any misconceptions. If you click on the various links in the box to the right of this message, you will find that this topic has been covered adequately in the past.

From United Kingdom

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