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France set to introduce new protections for whistleblowers this year

By Phoebe Seers
  • 21 Feb 2022 10:18
  • 21 Feb 2022 10:18
Employers in France could soon face three-year jail sentences as well as fines of up to 60,000 euros ($68,000) for retaliating against employees who speak up against corporate wrongdoing. 

A new law, passed through the senate last week (see here), goes even further than the EU whistleblowing directive it transposes, lawyers told MLex.

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