As a whistleblower, you are protected against sanctions if the report is credible, cf. The Working Environment Act § 2-5 nr. 1, first point. Reporting internally or to supervisory authorities is always justifiable.
From experience it is nonetheless the case that many whistleblowers have a difficult time after delivering a report. The University of Agder wishes that the whistleblower be taken care of properly, and recognises that there is a particular need for follow-up whilst the reporting is handled.
The whistleblower’s manager is responsible for this follow-up, but if this manager is him/herself referred to in the report, a senior manager shall ensure that the employee has a reasonable working environment. UIA encourages whistleblowers to contact the company helath service
if you need support. Managers/staff are encouraged to inform you – the whistleblower – about this possibility.
UIA would like to point out that it will take a lot to meet the necessary requirements for making the report known to the media/general public.
Reprisals or negative consequences for a student whistleblower are forbidden. If you, nonetheless, experience negative consequences, we ask you to contact the Division of Human Resources directly. The Learning Environment Committee at UIA have particular responsibility for the students’ psychosocial learning environment.
Experience has shown that it is nonetheless the case that many whistleblowers find it difficult after their report is delivered. The University of Agder wishes that the whistleblower be well taken care of, and recognises that there is a particular need for follow-up whilst the report is being dealt with.
UIA encourages whistleblowers to contact SiA Health should you need have need for support. Managers/staff are encouraged to inform you – the whistleblower – about this possibility.