National Labor Relations Board, Region 5 (Activity)  and National Labor Relations Board Union, Local 5 (Union)




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02:0328(42)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 2 FLRA No. 42
 
 NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD,
 REGION 5
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD UNION,
 LOCAL 5
 (Union)
 
                                           Case No. 0-NG-62
 
                      DECISION ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUE
 
                            UNION PROPOSAL /1/
 
    ARTICLE III
 
    IT IS RECOGNIZED BY THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR AND THE UNION THAT THE
 NATURE OF THE WORK OF THE NLRB AT TIMES NECESSITATES THAT PROFESSIONAL
 EMPLOYEES WORK OUTSIDE OF REGULAR OFFICE HOURS (EIGHT HOURS PER DAY
 AND/OR FORTY HOURS PER WEEK).  IN RECOGNITION OF THIS FACT IT IS
 UNDERSTOOD THAT ALL PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES WHOSE ASSIGNMENTS
 NECESSITATE
 THEIR WORKING OUTSIDE REGULAR OFFICE HOURS WILL BE PERMITTED TO CLAIM
 PAID OVERTIME OR COMPENSATORY TIME FOR ALL WORK PERFORMED OUTSIDE
 REGULAR OFFICE HOURS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING:
 
    1.  PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES WILL WORK EIGHT HOURS A DAY.
 
   *          *          *          *
 
 
    5.  PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES ARE ENTITLED TO ONE 30 MINUTE GRACE PERIOD
 PER PAY PERIOD.  PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES MAY USE ALL OR PART OF THIS
 GRACE PERIOD TO COVER OCCASIONAL AND UNAVOIDABLE INSTANCES OF TARDINESS
 IN REPORTING FOR WORK IN THE MORNING.
 
    (ONLY SECTION 5 IS DISPUTED IN THE INSTANT CASE.)
 
                    QUESTION HERE BEFORE THE AUTHORITY
 
    THE QUESTION IS