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SMG 1431.27

FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDE, VOLUME II - DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY

ADMINISTRATIVE - PERSONNEL

AUTHORITY FOR LABOR RELATIONS MATTERS

Effective Date: 12/10/2004

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1. AUTHORITIES DELEGATED AND TO WHOM DELEGATED.

A. The Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs and Deputy Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs are authorized to determine the management position on proposed FDA field bargaining units which cross regional lines and to designate the Collective Bargaining Official for FDA field bargaining units which cross regional lines. (See Limitation below.)

B. FDA Regional Directors are authorized to determine the management position on proposed FDA field bargaining units which are located within their respective regions and to designate the Collective Bargaining Official for FDA field bargaining units which are located within their respective regions. (See Limitation below.)

2. LIMITATIONS.

The Director, Rockville Human Resources Center, Rockville, MD, retains the authority to review and approve/disapprove labor-management agreements negotiated for FDA bargaining units.

3. REDELEGATION AND CERTIFICATION.

These authorities may not be further redelegated.

4. EFFECTIVE DATE.

This delegation was signed by Jeffrey M. Weber, Associate Commissioner for Management, effective December 10, 2004.