National Treasury Employees Union, Chapters 103 and 111 (Union) and U.S. Customs Service, Region VII (Activity) 

 



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02:0148(15)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 2 FLRA No. 15
 
 NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION
 CHAPTERS 103 AND 111
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE,
 REGION VII
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. 0-NG-16
 
                      DECISION ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUE
 
                                 PROPOSAL
    ARTICLE 33, SECTION 2
    A.  (NO CHANGE)
    B.  (NO CHANGE)
    C.  (NO CHANGE)
    D.  (NO CHANGE)
    E.  (NO CHANGE)
 
    F.  DELETE:  " . . . FIFTEEN (15) DAYS TO FILE BY CERTIFIED MAIL OR
 BY HAND DELIVERY, A
 
    GRIEVANCE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 35.  IF THE EMPLOYEE FILES A GRIEVANCE
 OF A SUSPENSION THE
 
    DISCIPLINARY ACTION SHALL BE STAYED PENDING EXHAUSTION OF THE
 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE."
 
    INSERT:  " . . . FIVE (5) DAYS TO INVOKE ARBITRATION AS PROVIDED IN
 PARAGRAPH G OF THIS
 
    SECTION BY CERTIFIED MAIL OR BY HAND DELIVERY.  IF THE UNION INVOKES
 ARBITRATION OF A
 
    SUSPENSION THE DISCIPLINARY ACTION SHALL BE STAYED.  DISCIPLINARY
 ACTIONS NOT APPEALED UNDER
 
    PARAGRAPH F AND G OF THIS SECTION MAY BE APPEALED BY FILING A
 GRIEVANCE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
 
    35."
 
    G.  DELETE FIRST SENTENCE
 
    1.  DELETE FIRST SENTENCE AND INSERT:  "THE FOLLOWING FIVE (5)
 PERSONS SHALL SERVE AS
 
    ARBITRATORS FOR CASES UNDER THIS ARTICLE:
 
    1.
 
    2.
 
    3.
 
    4.
 
    5.
 
    THEY SHALL