London Partner Gary Freer, head of Bryan Cave’s UK Employment Team, authored an article featured Nov. 22 in People Management regarding whether employers can dismiss a worker where a protected disclosure has been made. “In a dismissal case, the employer must prove it had a fair reason for dismissal and that reason – not the one asserted by the employee – was the real reason.” Freer also commented that, “An employer with a healthy governance culture will want to encourage workers to raise genuine concerns in an appropriate way, rather than retaliate against them. However, there is some potential for whistleblowing protection to be used cynically by workers to cloak themselves with additional legal protection, and to see themselves as ‘unsackable.’” Click here to read the full article.