5 CFR 2422.18 - What is the purpose of a representation hearing and what procedures are followed?

§ 2422.18 What is the purpose of a representation hearing and what procedures are followed?

(a)Purpose of a hearing. Representation hearings are considered investigatory and not adversarial. The purpose of the hearing is to develop a full and complete record of relevant and material facts.

(b)Conduct of hearing. Hearings will be open to the public unless otherwise ordered by the Hearing Officer. There is no burden of proof, with the exception of proceedings on objections to elections under § 2422.27(b). Formal rules of evidence do not apply.

(c)Hearing officer. The Regional Director appoints a hearing officer to conduct a hearing. Another hearing officer may be substituted for the presiding Hearing Officer at any time.

(d)Transcript. An official reporter will make the official transcript of the hearing. Copies of the official transcript may be examined in the appropriate Regional Office during normal working hours. Parties should contact the official hearing reporter to purchase copies of the official transcript.

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 2422 after this date.

  • 2012-06-25; vol. 77 # 122 - Monday, June 25, 2012
    1. 77 FR 37751 - Representation Proceedings, Unfair Labor Practice Proceedings, and Miscellaneous and General Requirements
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      Final rule.
      Effective Date: July 25, 2012.
      5 CFR Parts 2422, 2423, and 2429