Majority of Americans Would Blow Whistle: Poll 

Reuters
December 13, 2011

Jordan A. Thomas comments on the impact the whistleblower office will have on future cases.


The Labaton Sucharow poll found that more than one-third of Americans surveyed had first-hand knowledge of wrongdoing in the workplace. People with more education were more likely to become whistleblowers, the survey found, suggesting that more senior employees were privy to misconduct that could trigger a government enforcement action.  

The government expects the whistleblower office to have a significant effect on the cases brought in the future, Labaton Sucharow's Jordan Thomas said when he discussed the firm's poll findings.