Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 comes into force

Implementation date: 2 July 1999

The Act amends the Employment Rights Act 1996 to give protection against victimisation and dismissal to workers (irrespective of age or length of service) who 'blow the whistle' on their employers' fraudulent, criminal or dangerous activities. The Act can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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