Sample Whistleblower Policy
Editable whistleblower policies that establish procedures to prevent or detect and correct improper activities; encourage each foundation director, officer, employee, and volunteer to report what he or she in good faith believes to be a material violation of law; ensure the receipt, documentation, retention of records, and resolution of reports received; and protect reporting individuals from retaliatory action.
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