Germany’s governing coalition argues over whistleblower law
23 May 2021 | 3:46 pm
Ahead of the national elections, Germany's ruling parties are at loggerheads on whistleblower protections. The matter is urgent as a December deadline is fast approaching for all countries in the EU to pass legislation.
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