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Court: Whistleblower law doesn't protect interns
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By M.L. Johnson Associated Press MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin's law protecting health care workers who act as whistleblowers doesn't apply to unpaid interns, the Wisconsin Supreme Court said Tuesday. The court said Asma Masri, a doctoral student dismissed from the Medical College of Wisconsin after making an ethics complaint, did not qualify as an employee because she was not paid and did not receive any benefits even though she worked 40 hours a week and had complete access to patient records.

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