Whistleblowers http://wunc.org en Senate Bill Seeks To Halt Outside Undercover Investigations http://wunc.org/post/senate-bill-seeks-halt-outside-undercover-investigations <p>A bill in the state Senate could put an end to secret videos seeking to expose shoddy business practices.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/Applications/BillLookUp/LoadBillDocument.aspx?SessionCode=2013&amp;DocNum=4814&amp;SeqNum=0">The N.C Commerce Protection Act</a> would stop advocacy groups from getting hidden-camera evidence of crimes unbeknownst to employers.&nbsp;<br><br><a href="http://www.mercyforanimals.org/">Mercy For Animals</a> made one such video at a Butterball plant in Hoke County in 2011 that led to charges.&nbsp; The group's lead investigator Matt Rice says the bill would go beyond just animal cruelty. Sat, 01 Jun 2013 13:29:07 +0000 Gurnal Scott 16455 at http://wunc.org Senate Bill Seeks To Halt Outside Undercover Investigations