Dennis D. Patterson filed a complaint of retaliation under the Department of Energy (DOE) Contractor Employee Protection Program, 10 C.F.R. Part 708. Patterson alleged that he engaged in protected activity and that his employer, Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA), engaged in a series of retaliatory acts. An Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) Hearing Officer granted relief, Dennis D. Patterson, Case No. TBH-0047 (2008),1 and BEA filed the instant appeal. As discussed below, the appeal is denied.