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Title 5: Administrative Personnel
§2426.13 Obligation to consult.
(a) When a labor organization has been accorded consultation rights on Government-wide rules or regulations, the agency which has granted those rights shall, through appropriate officials, furnish designated representatives of the labor organization:
(1) Reasonable notice of any proposed Government-wide rule or regulation issued by the agency affecting any substantive change in any condition of employment; and
(2) Reasonable time to present its views and recommendations regarding the change.
(b) If a labor organization presents any views or recommendations regarding any proposed substantive change in any condition of employment to an agency, that agency shall:
(1) Consider the views or recommendations before taking final action on any matter with respect to which the views or recommendations are presented; and
(2) Provide the labor organization a written statement of the reasons for taking the final action.