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Employee Concerns Program


The National Nuclear Security Administration Service Center (NNSA/SC)
Employee Concerns Program (ECP) is a formalized alternative means for
DOE/NNSA federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees to report
concerns as supported by the DOE Secretary Bodman's Program Statement
(pdf, 66kb) and the NNSA Administrator's Statement (doc, 22kb).

The concerns may be associated with the:

  • Environment
  • Safety
  • Health
  • Security
  • Fraud
  • Waste
  • Abuse
  • Mismanagement of DOE/NNSA and contractor managed activities or
  • Reprisal for having reported such issues

The program encourages employees to use their own organization's
established means for reporting issues. If resolution cannot be
achieved, of if there is a fear of reprisal, the DOE/NNSA/SC ECP
personnel can assist concerned employees in determining which processes
could be used to evaluate and resolve their concerns. This may result in
the NNSA/SC ECP office facilitating resolution, referring or
transferring the concern, or investigating the concern itself. The
NNSA/SC ECP is intended to supplement, not replace, existing processes
designed to address concerns and resolve disputes.

For assistance or more information about the Employee Concerns
Program,the NNSA/SC ECP staffs a 24 hot line 1-800-688-5713 or send an
email to ecp@doeal.gov.