29 CFR 2204.104 - Proceedings covered.
The EAJA applies to adversary adjudications before the Commission. These are adjudications under 5 U.S.C. 554 and 29 U.S.C. 659(c) in which the position of the Secretary is represented by an attorney or other representative. The types of proceedings covered are the following proceedings under section 10(c), 29 U.S.C. 659(c), of the OSH Act:
(a) Contests of citations, notifications, penalties, or abatement periods by an employer;
(b) Contests of abatement periods by an affected employee or authorized employee representative; and
(c) Petitions for modification of the abatement periods by an employer.