Scheme Nickname: 
Representation Proceedings, Negotiability, and Consultation Rights

This adjudication scheme exists to facilitate petitions regarding (1) elections or eligibility for dues allotment (e.g., an election to determine whether employees wish to be represented as an unit for collective bargaining purposes or whether employees no longer wish to be represented in such a way); (2) clarification or amendment (e.g., any matter relating to representation); or (3) consolidation (e.g., of two or more units).

Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 
"Hearings will be conducted by a Hearing Officer appointed by the Regional Director. Another Hearing Officer may be substituted for the presiding Hearing Officer at any time." 5 CFR 2422.18(c) The Hearing Officer makes recommendations to the Regional Director.
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