Protection of Private Sector Whistleblowers in Ukraine
The English language term “whistleblower” is generally understood as referring to an individual informant (employee or civil servant) reporting abuse, corruption, gross mismanagement or other accounts of non-compliance committed by his/her employer (either private or public) (“sounding the alarm”).
Ukraine saw gloomy times of the totalitarian dictatorship with mass persecutions and arbitrary executions, often following false reports from secret informants (who included neighbors, co-workers, and even family members), and public opinion with regard to whistleblowers has historically been controversial...
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