Company Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Rises To All-Time High, Survey Finds
Even though more workers are witnessing violations of company rules, they're feeling pressure not to say anything.
Nearly half of workers witnessed a violation of the law or their company's ethics policy, according to the 2011 National Business Ethics Survey. Though 65 percent of workers who saw a violation reported it -- an all-time high -- retaliation against whistle blowers rose to a high as well: More than a fifth of employees who reported a violation said they experienced some kind of retaliation.
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