Opinion

Do the right thing, how to blow the whistle on wrongdoing in the government: it’s not easy

How to blow the whistle on wrongdoing in the federal government: it's not easy.

The whistleblower may be faced with a number of situations: from blowing the whistle perhaps on the use of chemicals that have polluted the water table of neighbours, to blowing the whistle on financial fraud, to blowing the whistle on major and critical problems, such as in the Phoenix pay system. The potential whistleblower takes a lot of risks to blow the whistle.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 20, 2017 12:00 AM

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