- Part Number:24
- Part Number Title:Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under The Federal Employee Protection Provisions of Six Environtmental Statutes and Section 211 of The Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, As Amended
- Subpart:24 Subpart A
- Subpart Title:Complaints, Investigations, Issuance of Findings
- Standard Number:
- Title:Filing of retaliation complaint.
- GPO Source:
Who may file. An employee who believes that he or she has been retaliated against by an employer in violation of any of the statutes listed in § 24.100(a) may file, or have filed by any person on the employee's behalf, a complaint alleging such retaliation.
Place of Filing. The complaint should be filed with the OSHA Area Director responsible for enforcement activities in the geographical area where the employee resides or was employed, but may be filed with any OSHA officer or employee. Addresses and telephone numbers for these officials are set forth in local directories and at the following Internet address: http://www.osha.gov.
Relationship to Section 11(c) complaints. A complaint filed under any of the statutes listed in § 24.100(a) alleging facts that would also constitute a violation of Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C. 660(c), will be deemed to be a complaint under both Section 11(c) and the applicable statutes listed in § 24.100(a). Similarly, a complaint filed under Section 11(c) that alleges facts that would also constitute a violation of any of the statutes listed in § 24.100(a) will be deemed to be a complaint under both section 11(c) and the applicable statutes listed in § 24.100(a). Normal procedures and timeliness requirements under the respective statutes and regulations will be followed.
[72 FR 44964, August 10, 2007; 76 FR 2821, Jan. 18, 2011]