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Regulations

Regulation Title
29 CFR Part 1977 Discrimination Against Employees Exercising Rights under the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act
29 CFR Part 1978 Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints under the Employee Protection Provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982
29 CFR Part 1979 Procedures for the Handling of Discrimination Complaints under Section 519 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century
29 CFR Part 1980 Procedures for the Handling of Discrimination Complaints under Section 806 of the Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002
29 CFR Part 1981 Procedures for the Handling of Discrimination Complaints under Section 6 of the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002
29 CFR Part 1982 Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act
29 CFR Part 1983

Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints under Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008

Note: Until procedural regulations are published for the handling of retaliation complaints under following statutes, OSHA will also follow the procedures in 29 CFR Part 1983 (Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints under Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008) in cases under these statutes:

29 CFR Part 24

Final Rule, Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints under the Employee Protection Provisions of Six Environmental Statutes and Section 211 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as Amended PDF 529 Kb

Energy Reorganization Act (ERA) Poster PDF 103 Kb

29 CFR Part 1984 Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 1558 of the Affordable Care Act
29 CFR Part 1985 Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010
29 CFR Part 1986 Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Seaman's Protection Act
29 CFR Part 1987 Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 402 of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
29 CFR Part 1988 Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)

Directives

Directive Title
CPL 02-03-007 OSHA Whistleblower Investigations Manual (published 1/28/2016)
CPL 02-03-004 Section 11(c), AHERA, and ISCA Appeals Program (Published 9/12/2012)
CPL 02-03-006 Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Processes for Whistleblower Protection Program (published 8/18/2015)

Memoranda

Memoranda Title
Jan. 28, 2016 Tolling of Limitation Periods under OSHA Whistleblower Laws by Private Agreements and for Other Reasons
Jan. 11, 2016 Clarification of the Work Refusal Standard under 29 CFR 1977. l2(b)(2)
Dec. 21, 2015 Policy for Enforcing Settlement Agreements, Preliminary Reinstatement Orders, and Final ALJ and ARB Orders
Oct. 1, 2015 Taxability of Settlements Chart
April 20, 2015 Clarification of the Investigative Standard for OSHA Whistleblower Investigations
June 27, 2014 Whistleblower Complainants and Safety and Health Referrals
April 18, 2012 Revised Whistleblower Disposition Procedures
March 12, 2012 Employer Safety Incentive and Disincentive Policies and Practices
Sept. 9, 2011 Applicability of the Election of Remedies Provision in the Federal Railroad Safety Act and the National Transit Systems Security Act to Other Statutory Claims

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