29 CFR 102.118 - Present and former Board employees prohibited from producing files, records, etc., pursuant to subpoena ad testificandum or subpoena...in regard thereto; production of witnesses' statements after direct testimony.

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§ 102.118 Present and former Board employees prohibited from producing files, records, etc., pursuant to subpoena ad testificandum or subpoena duces tecum; prohibited from testifying in regard thereto; production of witnesses' statements after direct testimony.
(a)
(1) Except as provided in § 102.117 of these rules respecting requests cognizable under the Freedom of Information Act, no present or former Regional Director, field examiner, administrative law judge, attorney, specially designated agent, General Counsel, Member of the Board, or other officer or employee of the Agency shall produce or present any files, documents, reports, memoranda, or records of the Board or of the General Counsel, whether in response to a subpoena duces tecum or otherwise, without the written consent of the Board or the Chairman of the Board if the document is in Washington, DC, and in control of the Board; or of the General Counsel if the document is in a Regional Office of the Agency or is in Washington, DC, and in the control of the General Counsel. Nor shall any such person testify in behalf of any party to any cause pending in any court or before the Board, or any other board, commission, or other administrative agency of the United States, or of any State, territory, or the District of Columbia, or any subdivisions thereof, with respect to any information, facts, or other matter coming to that person's knowledge in his or her official capacity or with respect to the contents of any files, documents, reports, memoranda, or records of the Board or the General Counsel, whether in answer to a subpoena or otherwise, without the written consent of the Board or the Chairman of the Board if the person is in Washington, DC, and subject to the supervision or control of the Board or was subject to such supervision or control when formerly employed at the Agency; or of the General Counsel if the person is in a Regional Office of the Agency or is in Washington, DC, and subject to the supervision or control of the General Counsel or was subject to such supervision or control when formerly employed at the Agency. A request that such consent be granted shall be in writing and shall identify the documents to be produced, or the person whose testimony is desired, the nature of the pending proceeding, and the purpose to be served by the production of the document or the testimony of the official. Whenever any subpoena ad testificandum or subpoena duces tecum, the purpose of which is to adduce testimony or require the production of records as described hereinabove, shall have been served on any such person or otherwise expressly directed by the Board or the Chairman of the Board or the General Counsel, as the case may be, move pursuant to the applicable procedure, whether by petition to revoke, motion to quash, or other officer or employee of the Board, that person will, unless otherwise, to have such subpoena invalidated on the ground that the evidence sought is privileged against disclosure by this rule.
(2) No regional director, field examiner, administrative law judge, attorney, specially designated agent, general counsel, member of the Board, or other officer or employee of the Board shall, by any means of communication to any person or to another agency, disclose personal information about an individual from a record in a system of records maintained by this agency, as more fully described in the notices of systems of records published by this agency in accordance with the provisions of section (e)(4) of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4), or by the Notices of Government-wide Systems of Personnel Records published by the Civil Service Commission in accordance with those statutory provisions, except pursuant to a written request by, or with the prior written consent of, the individual to whom the record pertains, unless disclosure of the record would be in accordance with the provisions of section (b) (1) through (11), both inclusive, of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) (1) through (11).
(b)
(1) Notwithstanding the prohibitions of paragraph (a) of this section, after a witness called by the general counsel or by the charging party has testified in a hearing upon a complaint under section 10(c) of the act, the administrative law judge shall, upon motion of the respondent, order the production of any statement (as hereinafter defined) of such witness in the possession of the general counsel which relates to the subject matter as to which the witness has testified. If the entire contents of any such statement relate to the subject matter of the testimony of the witness, the administrative law judge shall order it to be delivered directly to the respondent for his examination and use for the purpose of cross-examination.
(2) If the general counsel claims that any statement ordered to be produced under this section contains matter which does not relate to the subject matter of the testimony of the witness, the administrative law judge shall order the general counsel to deliver such statement for the inspection of the administrative law judge in camera. Upon such delivery the administrative law judge shall excise the portions of such statement which do not relate to the subject matter of the testimony of the witness except that he may, in his discretion, decline to excise portions which, although not relating to the subject matter of the testimony of the witness, do relate to other matters raised by the pleadings. With such material excised the administrative law judge shall then direct delivery of such statement to the respondent for his use on cross-examination. If, pursuant to such procedure, any portion of such statement is withheld from the respondent and the respondent objects to such withholdings, the entire text of such statement shall be preserved by the general counsel, and, in the event the respondent files exceptions with the Board based upon such withholding, shall be made available to the Board for the purpose of determining the correctness of the ruling of the administrative law judge. If the general counsel elects not to comply with an order of the administrative law judge directing delivery to the respondent of any such statement, or such portion thereof as the administrative law judge may direct, the administrative law judge shall strike from the record the testimony of the witness.
(c) The provisions of paragraph (b) of this section shall also apply after any witness has testified in any postelection hearing pursuant to § 102.69(d) and any party has moved for the production of any statement (as hereinafter defined) of such witness in possession of any agent of the Board which relates to the subject matter as to which the witness has testified. The authority exercised by the administrative law judge under paragraph (b) of this section shall be exercised by the hearing officer presiding.
(d) The term statement as used in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section means:
(1) A written statement made by said witness and signed or otherwise adopted or approved by him; or
(2) A stenographic, mechanical, electrical, or other recording, or a transcription thereof, which is a substantially verbatim recital of an oral statement made by said witness to an agent of the party obligated to produce the statement and recorded contemporaneously with the making of such oral statement.
[33 FR 9819, July 9, 1968, as amended at 35 FR 10658, July 1, 1970; 40 FR 7291, Feb. 19, 1975; 40 FR 50662, Oct. 30, 1975; 52 FR 27990, July 27, 1987]

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  • 2014-01-22; vol. 79 # 14 - Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 3483 - Representation—Case Procedures
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      NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: January 22, 2014.
      29 CFR Parts 101 and 102

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Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-02-26; vol. 79 # 38 - Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    1. 79 FR 10747 - Representation-Case Procedures
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      NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
      Proposed rule; notice of meeting.
      The meeting will be held on April 10 and 11, 2014, starting at 9:30 a.m. on each day. Additional days of meeting may be scheduled for April 8 and/or 9. Those who wish to speak at the meeting must submit a Request to Speak, in the form described in the instructions below, which must be received by the Board no later than March 10, 2014. In addition, due to seating considerations, persons desiring to attend the meeting must submit a Request to Attend, which must be received by the Board no later than March 31, 2014. Those who Request to Speak need not also submit a Request to Attend.
      29 CFR Parts 101, 102, 103