Whistle-blowing Policies for HR Professionals

This event qualifies for 1.5 SHRM

Learn best practices for implementing effective whistle-blower protection policies and avoiding pitfalls when handling whistle-blowing complaints.

When an employee complaint is whistle-blowing it is not always clear, and mishandling the complaint, or failing to adequately protect the complainant from retaliation, may lead to poor employee morale and costly litigation. This topic will assist you in properly identifying and handling whistle-blower complaints. The material covered will provide tips and best practices for drafting and implementing effective whistle-blower protection policies and identify key considerations to minimize and mitigate risks when handling whistle-blowing complaints.


Learning Objectives


  • You will be able to define whistle-blower and whistle-blower retaliation.
  • You will be able to discuss best practices with respect to handling potential whistle-blower claims.
  • You will be able to identify key risk factors when handling whistle-blower complaints and effectively mitigate them.
  • You will be able to review policies and release agreements for compliance with whistle-blower laws.

Relevant Government Agencies

DOD & Military, Other Federal Agencies, Federal Government, State & Local Government

Event Type

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Tue, Mar 24, 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET


Attendee:  $209.00

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