2472.2 Definitions.§ 2472.2 Definitions.
(a) The term the Act means the Federal Employees Flexible and Compressed Work Schedules Act of 1982, Pub. L. 97-221, 5 U.S.C. 6120 et seq.
(b) The term adverse agency impact shall have the meaning set forth in 5 U.S.C. 6131(b).
(c) The term agency shall have the meaning set forth in 5 U.S.C. 6121(1).
(d) The term duly authorized delegatee means an official who has been delegated the authority to act for the head of the agency in the matter concerned.
(e) The term agency determination means a determination: (1) Not to establish a flexible or compressed work schedule under 5 U.S.C. 6131(c)(2); or (2) to terminate such a schedule under 5 U.S.C. 6131(c)(3).
(f) The terms collective bargaining agreement and exclusive representative shall have the meanings set forth in 5 U.S.C. 6121(8).
(g) The term Executive Director means the Executive Director of the Panel.
(h) The terms designated representative or designee of the Panel means a Panel member, staff member, or other individual designated by the Panel to act on its behalf.
(i) The term flexible and compressed work schedules shall have the meaning set forth in 5 U.S.C. 6121 et seq.
(j) The term hearing means a factfinding hearing or any other hearing procedures deemed necessary to accomplish the purpose of 5 U.S.C. 6131.
(k) The term impasse means that point in the negotiation of flexible and compressed work schedules at which the parties are unable to reach agreement on whether a schedule has had or would have an adverse agency impact.
(l) The term Panel means the Federal Service Impasses Panel described in 5 U.S.C. 7119(c) or a quorum thereof.
(m) The term party means the agency or the exclusive representative participating in negotiations concerning flexible and compressed work schedules.
(n) The term quorum means a majority of the members of the Panel.
(o) The term schedule(s) means flexible and compressed work schedules.[48 FR 19695, May 2, 1983, as amended at 61 FR 41295, Aug. 8, 1996]