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Regulators find former Palisades employee did not face discrimination after raising concerns

Jan 2, 2015

Credit Nuclear Regulatory Commission

A former security officer at the Palisades Nuclear Plant was not discriminated against for raising safety concerns. That’s the result of a special investigation released this week.

The security officer claimed her supervisors retaliated against her for raising a number of safety concerns at the plant near South Haven.

It’s a common complaint among security officers at the nuclear plant. So common the Nuclear Regulatory Commission spent a great deal of time last year investigating whether the “chilled work environment” has improved.

The results of that investigation won’t come out for at least another month.

But for this one employee, the NRC found she faced no discrimination.