5322.101-1 General

Contracting officers must involve the Regional Labor Advisors in all labor relation actions outlined in FAR Part 22, as required. AFI 64-106 , Air Force Industrial Labor Relations Activities, identifies the Regional Labor Advisors and their assigned geographical areas.

(e) See MP5301.601 (a)(i) Head of the Contracting Activity (HCA) Matrix regarding authority to designate contracts requiring contractors to report actual or potential labor disputes to the contracting activity in addition to the following:

(i) Construction contracts in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT);

(ii) Service contracts in excess of the SAT; and,

(iii) Any contract that contains the clause at FAR 52.222-1, Notice to the Government of Labor Disputes, (e.g., mission critical services).

5322.103-4 Approvals

(a) The contracting officer is designated the agency approving official.