QUESTION: What provides the ARB with the authority to issue final agency decisions for the Secretary of Labor?
ANSWER: The Administrative Review Board issues final agency decisions for the Secretary of Labor under Secretary’s Order No. 01-2020 (Delegation of Authority and Assignment of Responsibility to the Administrative Review Board (Secretary’s discretionary review of ARB decisions)), 85 Fed. Reg. 13186 (Mar. 6, 2020).