Protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law: extracts from the vote on the report by Virginie ROZIÈRE (S&D, FR)
Event date: 20/11/2018
A draft law to set up a protection system for whistleblowers is voted on in the Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) in the European Parliament in Brussels. The proposal lays down common standards for protection at EU level, calls for establishing adequate reporting channels in the public and private sectors and sets safeguards for those persons in danger of facing retaliation. The result of the final vote is: adopted by 22 votes, with non against and one abstention.