American Federation of Government Employees, Local 3407, AFL-CIO (Union) and Defense Mapping Agency, Hydrographic/Topographic Center, Washington, DC (Activity) 

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 7 FLRA No. 46
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 AFL-CIO, LOCAL 3407
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY
 HYDROGRAPHIC/TOPOGRAPHIC
 CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C.
 Activity
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-247
 
                   ORDER DISMISSING NEGOTIABILITY APPEAL
 
    THE PETITION FOR REVIEW IN 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. 7101-7135).
 
    PURSUANT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET (OMB) CIRCULAR A-118 AND
 A DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) DIRECTIVE IMPLEMENTING THE OMB CIRCULAR,
 DATED OCTOBER 11, 1979, THE DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY (DMA) ESTABLISHED A
 PAID PARKING PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYEES AT THE DEFENSE MAPPING AGENCY
 HYDROGRAPHIC/TOPOGRAPHIC CENTER (DMAHTC).  THE UNION REQUESTED LOCAL
 NEGOTIATIONS CONCERNING THE IMPACT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THAT PROGRAM
 AND SUBMITTED SEVERAL PROPOSALS TO DMAHTC.  IN PARTICULAR, THE UNION
 SUBMITTED THREE PROPOSALS CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM PARKING FEES FOR
 CERTAIN TYPES OF EMPLOYEES AND VEHICLES AND ONE PROPOSAL CONCERNING
 DMAHTC'S LIABILITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PAID PARKING PROGRAM.  THE
 DMAHTC RESPONDED THAT THE UNION'S PROPOSALS WERE OUTSIDE THE DUTY TO