The Equality and Human Rights Commission UK tells us what we need to know
They say: ‘If you are a worker concerned that your employer is committing breaches of equality and human rights law, you can report your concerns to us.
If the information you provide meets certain criteria, you may be protected by whistleblowing law. This means you should not be treated unfairly or lose your job because you reported it.
We will deal with your concern in accordance with this policy.
What is a whistleblower?
You’re a whistleblower if you’re a worker and you report certain types of wrongdoing. This will usually be something you’ve seen at work – though not always.
The wrongdoing you disclose must be in the public interest. This means it must affect others, for example the general public.
As a whistleblower you are protected by law. You should not be treated unfairly or lose your job because you ‘blow the whistle’....
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