A HUMAN resources expert who lost her claim she was dismissed by Sellafield because she reported bullying allegations says she fears the case will deter would-be whistleblowers. Alison McDermott, 56, was hired by Sellafield Limited after working for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). A recognised “national expert” in equality, diversity and inclusion, she was asked to look at those issues. Yet in October 2018, after she had presented bosses with a report highlighting claims of “vile homophobic abuse, sexual harassment and bullying” at the nuclear site, her contract was terminated.
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