5 CFR 1209.9 - Content of stay request and response.
(a) Only an appellant, his or her designated representative, or a party properly substituted under5 CFR 1201.35 may file a stay request. The request may be in any format, and must contain the following:
(1) The name, address, and telephone number of the appellant, and the name and address of the acting agency;
(3) The signature of the appellant or, if the appellant has a representative, of the representative;
(4) A chronology of facts, including a description of the appellant's disclosure and the action that the agency has taken or intends to take;
(5) Where the appellant first sought corrective action from the Special Counsel, evidence that the stay request is timely filed;
(i) The action threatened, proposed, taken, or not taken is a personnel action, as defined in§ 1209.4(a) of this part;
(ii) The action complained of was based on whistleblowing or other protected activity as defined in§ 1209.4(b) of this part; and
(iii) There is a substantial likelihood that the appellant will prevail on the merits of the appeal;
(b) An appellant may provide evidence and/or argument addressing the question of whether a stay would impose extreme hardship on the agency.
(1) The agency's response to the stay request must be received by the appropriate Board regional or field office within five days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays) of the date of service of the stay request on the agency.
(i) Evidence and/or argument addressing whether there is a substantial likelihood that the appellant will prevail on the merits of the appeal;
(ii) Evidence and/or argument addressing whether the grant of a stay would result in extreme hardship to the agency; and
[55 FR 28592, July 12, 1990, as amended at 59 FR 65243, Dec. 19, 1994; 78 FR 39548, July 2, 2013]
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