- Part Number:1988
- Part Number Title:Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21ST Century Act (MAP-21)
- Subpart:1988 Subpart B
- Subpart Title:Litigation
- Standard Number:
- Title:Role of Federal agencies.
- GPO Source:
The complainant and the respondent will be parties in every proceeding and must be served with copies of all documents in the case. At the Assistant Secretary's discretion, the Assistant Secretary may participate as a party or as amicus curiae at any time at any stage of the proceeding. This right to participate includes, but is not limited to, the right to petition for review of a decision of an ALJ, including a decision approving or rejecting a settlement agreement between the complainant and the respondent.
Parties must send copies of documents to OSHA and to the Associate Solicitor, Division of Fair Labor Standards, U.S. Department of Labor, only upon request of OSHA, or when OSHA is participating in the proceeding, or when service on OSHA and the Associate Solicitor is otherwise required by these rules.
The NHTSA, if interested in a proceeding, may participate as amicus curiae at any time in the proceeding, at NHTSA's discretion. At the request of NHTSA, copies of all documents in a case must be sent to NHTSA, whether or not it is participating in the proceeding.
[81 FR 13987, March 16, 2016; 81 FR 90198, December 14, 2016]