Canadians want whistle-blowing legislation: survey

Public-sector workers need legislation to protect them from reprisals: Public Service Alliance of Canada
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 11/05/2003

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he vast majority of Canadians want the federal government to enact legislation to protect whistleblowers in the public service, according to a new survey.

The survey, commissioned by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and conducted by the Environics Research Group, found that 89 per cent of Canadians want legislation that would protect public-sector workers who expose corruption and wrongdoing in the government from reprisals.