INSTRUCTIONS: Union representatives must use this form to request official time. Complete a separate form for each occurrence of official time requested. All information is required unless otherwise indicated. This form should be submitted to the requesting employee's supervisor as far in advance of the activity as possible. Requests for less than eight (8) hours of official time may be approved by the supervisor. Requests for more than eight (8) hours of official time require written justification for FSD or designee approval. Official time is only available for authorized activities that are performed while otherwise in a duty status, unless specific circumstances warrant an exception. Official time may be approved for appropriate activities in accordance with the Administrator's February 4, 2011, Determination on Transportation Security Officers and Collective Bargaining ("Determination") and/or applicable TSA policy/guidance.
National Resolution Center (NRC) HandbookHCM 771-4