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The Employer Report


May 11, 2018

Welcome to Baker McKenzie’s Employer Report podcast series, where each episode we share an inside view of employment laws in various countries around the world, highlighting legislative changes, trends, and tips for multinational employers.

Description: Baker McKenzie Employment & Compensation partner Bill Dugan introduces his colleague Robin Samuel, to discuss the latest developments surrounding whistleblower issues in the US.

Key Takeaways:

1. Whistleblower laws are growing and there is a broad range of protection laws that can impact employers from consumer protections, to transportation, to workplace and safety.

2. Most whistleblower protection laws use standards that favor employees making it a challenge to defend against retaliation claims.

3. Create a “complaint friendly” culture of trust in your company to manage internal complaints and build an effective whistleblower program.