American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1917, AFL-CIO (Union) and United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service (Agency) 



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04:0182(29)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 4 FLRA No. 29
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1917
 Union
 
 and
 
 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE,
 IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-227
 
                     DECISION ON NEGOTIABILITY APPEAL
 
    THIS CASE COMES BEFORE THE FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY (THE
 AUTHORITY) PURSUANT TO SECTION 7105(A)(2)(E) OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE
 LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS STATUTE (THE STATUTE) (5 U.S.C. 7101 ET
 SEQ.).
 
    THE RECORD BEFORE THE AUTHORITY SHOWS THAT DURING NEGOTIATIONS FOR A
 SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNION AND THE UNITED STATES
 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE, NEW YORK
 DISTRICT OFFICE (ACTIVITY), THE UNION REQUESTED NEGOTIATIONS ON THE
 FOLLOWING MATTERS:
 
    PROPOSAL 1C TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF EMPLOYEES, THE
 EMPLOYEES SHALL BE PLACED IN A SEGREGATED AREA SEPARATE FROM THE GENERAL
 FACILITY POPULATION.
 
    PROPOSAL 2C TO PROTECT HIS/HER HEALTH, NO DETENTION OFFICER WILL BE
 REQUIRED TO COME IN PERSONAL CONTACT WITH AN ALIEN UNTIL SUCH ALIEN HAS
 PASSED AN EXAMINATION BY A PHYSICIAN.
 
    PROPOSAL 4C ALL EMPLOYEES IN THE DISTRICT WHO MEET AND DEAL WITH THE
 PUBLIC ON A DAILY BASIS SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH COMPLETE MEDICAL CHECKUPS
 ON A TWICE-YEARLY B