29 CFR 2200.38 - Employee contests.
(a)Secretary's statement of reasons. Where an affected employee or authorized employee representative files a notice of contest with respect to the abatement period, the Secretary shall, within 10 days from his receipt of the notice of contest, file a clear and concise statement of the reasons the abatement period prescribed by him is not unreasonable.
(c)Expedited proceedings. All contests under this section shall be handled as expedited proceedings as provided for in § 2200.103 of this part.