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The New EU Whistleblower Directive: 26 countries must now adopt a whistleblower protection law and will have until 2021 to enact the laws. Each country is having a separate debate and will vote on its own laws.

The European Union passed a Whistleblower Directive designed to protect citizens who report fraud, threats to the environment, and other violations of law. Twenty-six countries must now adopt a whistleblower protection law and will have until 2021 to enact the laws. Each country is having a separate debate and will vote on its own laws.