- Part Number:1986
- Part Number Title:Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Seamans Protection Act (SPA), As Amended
- Subpart:1986 Subpart B
- Subpart Title:Litigation
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Upon receipt of an objection and request for hearing, the Chief Administrative Law Judge will promptly assign the case to an ALJ who will notify the parties of the day, time, and place of hearing. The hearing is to commence expeditiously, except upon a showing of good cause or unless otherwise agreed to by the parties. Hearings will be conducted de novo on the record. ALJs have broad discretion to limit discovery in order to expedite the hearing.
[78 FR 8402, February 6, 2013; 81 FR 63412, September 15, 2016; 86 FR 1793, January 11, 2021]