National Association of Government Employees, Local R14-62 (Union) and United States Army, Dugway Proving Ground, Dugway, Utah (Activity) 

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 3 FLRA No. 107
 
 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 LOCAL R14-62
 Union
 
 and
 
 UNITED STATES ARMY, DUGWAY PROVING GROUND,
 DUGWAY, UTAH
 Activity
 
                                            Case No. 0-NG-151
 
                     DECISION ON NEGOTIABILITY APPEAL
 
    THIS CASE COMES BEFORE THE FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY (THE
 AUTHORITY) PURSUANT TO SECTION 7105(A)(2)(D) OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE
 LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS STATUTE (THE STATUTE) (5 U.S.C. 7101 ET
 SEQ.).
 
    THE BASIC FACTS, AS SET FORTH IN THE RECORD BEFORE THE AUTHORITY,
 SHOW THAT THE UNION AND THE ACTIVITY ARE PARTIES TO A COLLECTIVE
 BARGAINING AGREEMENT RENEWED ON MARCH 26, 1978, FOR TWO YEARS.  ARTICLE
 XXII, SECTION 3 OF THE PARTIES' AGREEMENT PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS:
 
    IN THE EVENT AMENDMENTS TO THIS AGREEMENT ARE REQUIRED, BECAUSE OF
 LAWS OR REGULATIONS, THE
 
    PARTIES SHALL MEET ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THIS EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE
 PURPOSE OF MAKING SUCH
 
    CHANGES.  AT ANY TIME IN THE LIFE OF THE AGREEMENT, EITHER PARTY MAY
 GIVE THE OTHER PARTY
 
    WRITTEN NOTICE OF ITS DESIRE TO SUPPLEMENT OR AMEND THE AGREEMENT.
 IF NO RESPONSE OR A
 
    RESPONSE AGREEING TO THE CHANGE IS RECEIVED WITHIN (30) DAYS, THE
 SUPPLEMENT OR AMENDMENT WILL
 
    BECOME A PART OF THE AGREEMENT.  IF A NEGATIVE RE