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DOE Issues Proposed Rule on Whistleblower Retaliation by Contractors

In response to a scathing report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Department of Energy has issued a proposed rule “clarifying that the Department can assess civil penalties against contractors and subcontractors for retaliating against any employee who raises concerns relating to nuclear safety.”

The DOE is accepting comments on this proposed rule via email: part820rulemaking@hq.doe.gov

More information on how to file a comment can be found in the notice linked here.

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