The Board of Directors (Board) drafts and adopts regulations to implement statutory requirements under the various laws that make up the Congressional Accountability Act (CAA). As part of the drafting process, the Board and Executive Staff of the Office of Compliance (OOC) engage in a collaborative process with the OOC’s stakeholders to develop the regulations. The Board adopts the final regulations, and Congress must approve them. In most cases, the U.S. Department of Labor regulations will serve as the default regulations until Congressional approval of the Board adopted regulations. The regulations below have been adopted by the Board and have been approved and issued by Congress. These final regulations have the force of law.

Collective Bargaining and Labor-Management Relations

Substantive Regulations Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance and Approved by Congress Extending Rights and Protections Under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Substantive Regulations Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance and Approved by Congress Extending Rights and Protections Under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938: Subtitle A – Regulations Relating to the Senate and Its Employing Offices
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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Substantive Regulations Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance and Approved by Congress Extending Rights and Protections Under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1996

 

Notification of Office Closings or Mass Layoffs

Substantive Regulations Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance and Approved by Congress Extending Rights and Protections Under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988

 

Protection from Polygraph Testing

Substantive Regulations Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance and Approved by Congress Extending Rights and Protections of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988

 

Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)

Substantive Regulations Adopted by the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance and Approved by Congress Extending Rights and Protections Under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act