98.410 - Procedures.

(a) Investigation and referral. Information concerning the existence of a cause for suspension from any source shall be promptly reported, investigated, and referred, when appropriate, to the suspending official for consideration. After consideration, the suspending official may issue a notice of suspension.
(b) Decisionmaking process. Department of Labor shall process suspension actions as informally as practicable, consistent with principles of fundamental fairness, using the procedures in 98.411 through 98.413.