Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents|
| Part Number:||1987|
| Part Title:||PROCEDURES FOR HANDLING RETALIATION COMPLAINTS UNDER SECTION 402 OF THE FDA FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT|
| Subpart Title:||Miscellaneous Provisions|
| Standard Number:||1987.114|
| Title:||District court jurisdiction of retaliation complaints.|
| GPO Source:||e-CFR|
The complainant may bring an action at law or equity for de novo review in the appropriate district court of the United States, which will have jurisdiction over such an action without regard to the amount in controversy, either:
Within 90 days after receiving a written determination under § 1987.105(a) provided that there has been no final decision of the Secretary; or
If there has been no final decision of the Secretary within 210 days of the filing of the complaint.
At the request of either party, the action shall be tried by the court with a jury.
A proceeding under paragraph (a) of this section shall be governed by the same legal burdens of proof specified in § 1987.109. The court shall have jurisdiction to grant all relief necessary to make the employee whole, including injunctive relief and compensatory damages, including:
Reinstatement with the same seniority status that the employee would have had, but for the discharge or discrimination;