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    justifies their decisions differently depending on their morals, values, and principles. The employee that decides to speak up and expose the violation is called a whistleblower. In many situations, there is no threat posed to national security, especially if the offence took place in corporations…

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    Whistleblower Report

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    information from falling into the wrong hands. The intelligence can become leaked to the press and public very easily. People who expose private government information are considered enforcers of transparent operation and a threat to national security. These whistleblowers have the potential to expose government corruption and fraud that would end up on the evening news. The bad publicity would cause whatever fraud to get immediate attention and be dealt with. This corrects any frauds…

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    3.3 Current Protection for Whistleblowers According to Mbatha (2005 p.16) one of the key obstacles in the fight against corruption and nepotism is the fact that, without legal protection, individuals are often too intimidated to speak out or blow the whistle on criminal and irregular activities they observe in the workplace. The key barriers preventing individuals from taking action are: • Conduct being seen as justified and correct when it should not be, resulting • in an ethical dilemma…

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    Often providing vital information initially hidden from the public, whistleblowers have the ability to greatly affect the way that society functions. Although the insider facts released can benefit the population, the informants are frequently persecuted. When whistleblowers such as Daniel Ellsberg and WikiLeaks informants release new information, the government work with the media to reprimand the actions that were taken. This is to prevent people from losing trust in the strong sociological…

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    The example of a whistleblower that I found through research was Stefan P. Kruszewski, he was involved in multiple suits involving inadequate care, retaliation, and fraud. Kruszewski was a psychiatric medical consultant for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW), one of his duties was to “root out fraud, waste, and abuse so that neither the federal dollars… nor the state funding… would be forced to pay for unnecessary, inferior, or substandard care” (Kenney, P. 7). After reporting…

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    public attention. Although governments and many business leaders have adopted various measures to incriminate the activities of whistleblowers. Whistleblowers contribute a great deal to the society by sanitizing the system. The heroic deeds of whistleblowers exposed unethical and shady deals when some authorities hide information which is not acknowledged by the public, while several efforts are being made to demonize them. Revealing secrets helps to cease misdealing within an organization.…

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    This hotline would serve to allow members of our sorority to report any unethical behaviors and to be able to do it anonymously. It is stated in an online article titled, “Elements of an Effective Whistleblower Hotline” that, “It is essential that companies implement an effective whistleblower hotline and incentives’ employees to use such hotline, as the reporting of suspected wrongdoing internally first may provide a company with the opportunity to address and remedy the conduct or activity…

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    AT & T Case Summary

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    Article Title: AT&T Retention Practices Blasted by Longtime Employee Link: http://www.rcrwireless.com/20150914/carriers/whistleblower-calls-out-att-for-unethical-retention-practices-tag20 Summary: AT&T, an American Telecommunication Company, is under fire for a practicing unethical retention practices. In this article, a long time employee of 17 years called the company out for their retention methods. The company set up a system for the employee to get pinned on for all customers that they…

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    Case Study Union Pacific

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    all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay and the work environment. Issue The “C” alleges that he received a coaching because of raising a safety concern that was protected under the “whistleblower policy”. Data Witnesses Fritz G. Antoine Daniel Glen –Mgr Nick Pujanes Evidence Coaching records –Garcia Coaching records of Marius Vladeanu VL 123427812 investigation Facts An anonymous “C” filed a whistle blower complaint however; the “C” did supply his ID…

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    However, they remained the sole underachievers when investigations concluded and charged for obstructing the course of justice when several evidences disclosed that their testimonies incriminated just their employers, competitors or clients. Thus, Birkenfeld ethical journey unfortunately ended with his incarceration regardless the fact that the information he provided allowed the IRS to recover billions of dollars in back taxes and penalties involving 14,700 Americans who established offshore…

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