OSHA Backs Fired Nuke Plant Engineer In Whistleblower Case

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday ordered Enercon Services Inc. to reinstate an engineer who alleged he was fired after complaining about hazardous conditions at a Kansas nuclear plant.

Enercon, which provides engineering and management services for power plants, was ordered to rehire the unidentified engineer, provide him more than $150,000 in back pay covering the period from his termination date to his prospective rehire date, and to pay his attorney fees along with $50,650 in compensatory damages.

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