(1) An affected
employee or authorized employee representative may at any time within twenty
(20) days after the employer posts a citation, file with the Commissioner of
Labor a notice of contest in which objections are made to the citation's terms
and conditions. The Commissioner of Labor shall within ten (10) days from his
receipt of the notice of contest file a clear and concise statement of the
reasons the citation is not unreasonable.
(2) Not later than ten (10) days after
receipt of the statement referred to in paragraph (1) of this rule, the
objecting employee or authorized employee representative shall file a response.
The Commission shall then afford an opportunity for a hearing.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original rule filed April
5, 1974; effective May 5, 1974. Amendment filed January 14, 1978; effective
February 13, 1978.
Authority: T.C.A. §50-554.