Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1986
• Part Title: Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Seaman's Protection Act (SPA), as Amended.
• Subpart: A
• Subpart Title: Complaints, Investigations, Findings and Preliminary Orders
• Standard Number: 1986.102
• Title: Obligations and prohibited acts.
• GPO Source: e-CFR

1986.102(a)

A person may not retaliate against any seaman because the seaman:
1986.102(a)(1)
In good faith reported or is about to report to the Coast Guard or other appropriate Federal agency or department that the seaman believes that a violation of a maritime safety law or regulation prescribed under that law or regulation has occurred;
1986.102(a)(2)
Refused to perform duties ordered by the seaman's employer because the seaman has a reasonable apprehension or expectation that performing such duties would result in serious injury to the seaman, other seamen, or the public;
1986.102(a)(3)
Testified in a proceeding brought to enforce a maritime safety law or regulation prescribed under that law;
1986.102(a)(4)
Notified, or attempted to notify, the vessel owner or the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating of a work-related personal injury or work-related illness of a seaman;
1986.102(a)(5)
Cooperated with a safety investigation by the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating or the National Transportation Safety Board;
1986.102(a)(6)
Furnished information to the Secretary of the department in