Air Force Logistics Command, Department of the Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 1 FLRA No. 52
 
 MS. MARY LYNN WALKER
 ACTING DIRECTOR
 CONTRACT AND APPEALS DIVISION
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
 1325 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, N.W.
 WASHINGTON, D.C.  20005
 
                      RE:  AIR FORCE LOGISTICS COMMAND, DEPARTMENT 
                           OF THE AIR FORCE, WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR 
                           FORCE BASE, OHIO, ASSISTANT SECRETARY 
                           Case No. 53-10541(CA), FLRC No. 78A-167
 
 DEAR MS. WALKER:
 
    THE AUTHORITY HAS CAREFULLY CONSIDERED YOUR PETITION FOR REVIEW OF
 THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY'S DECISION, AND THE AGENCY'S OPPOSITION THERETO,
 IN THE ABOVE-ENTITLED CASE.
 
    IN THIS CASE, THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 AFL-CIO (THE UNION) FILED AN UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE COMPLAINT AGAINST AIR
 FORCE LOGISTICS COMMAND, DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, WRIGHT-PATTERSON
 AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO (AFLC).  THE COMPLAINT ALLEGED THAT AFLC VIOLATED
 SECTION 19(A)(1) AND (6) OF THE ORDER BY ISSUING A MEMORANDUM, ON THE
 DAY FOLLOWING THE UNION'S CERTIFICATION AS THE EXCLUSIVE BARGAINING
 REPRESENTATIVE OF A CONSOLIDATED COMMAND-WIDE UNIT, WHICH SET FORTH
 "UNILATERALLY ESTABLISHED PROCEDURES FOR NEGOTIATING CHANGES IN
 PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PRACTICES AND MATTERS AFFECTING WORKING
 CONDITIONS WITHOUT GIVING DUE REGARD TO THE OBLIGATION TO NEGOTIATE WITH
 THE CERTIFIED BARGAINING AGENT."
 
    THE REGIONA