Whistle blowing policy
This policy applies to all staff / resource persons / board members of GASS and volunteers,interns in relationship with GASS.
The policy covers the responsibility to report wrongful acts committed by staff / resource persons / board members of GASS and volunteers,interns in relationship with GASS. Wrongful acts in this sense are described as: financial and procedural malpractice including those relating to mismanagement, misappropriation of funds, actual or suspected fraud or abuse of authority.
Under this policy, it will be a disciplinary matter if a genuine whistleblower were to be victimized. While the policy does not specifically cover ex-employees or ex-Board members of the organization, reports received from ex-employees and/ or ex-Board members will be considered for investigation. Members of staff and Board members are however encouraged to report any wrongful act whilst still in the employment of the organization.