- Part Number:24
- Part Number Title:Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Federal Employee Protection Statutes
- Subpart:24 Subpart C
- Subpart Title:Miscellaneous Provisions
- Standard Number:
- Title:Your Rights Under the Energy Reorganization Act.
- GPO Source:
Your Rights Under the Energy Reorganization Act
The Energy Reorganization Act (ERA), makes it illegal to discharge or otherwise retaliate against an employee because the employee or any person acting at an employee's request engages in protected activity.
Employers covered by the ERA are:
If DOL has not issued a final decision within one year of the filing of the complaint, you have the right to file the complaint in district court for de novo review, so long as the delay is not due to your bad faith.
For additional information: Contact OSHA (listed in telephone directories), or see the agency's web site at: www.whistleblowers.gov.
Employers are required to display this poster where employees can readily see it.
[72 FR 44968, August 10, 2007; 76 FR 2826, Jan. 18, 2011]