National Federation of Federal Employees, Local 1263 (Union) and Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, California (Agency)

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 7 FLRA No. 114
 
 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1263
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE
 FOREIGN LANGUAGE CENTER
 PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-249
 
                 DECISION AND ORDER ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUE
 
    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),
 AND RAISES THE QUESTION OF THE NEGOTIABILITY OF THE FOLLOWING TWENTY
 UNION PROPOSALS.  UPON CAREFUL CONSIDERATION OF THE ENTIRE RECORD,
 INCLUDING THE PARTIES' CONTENTIONS, THE AUTHORITY MAKES THE FOLLOWING
 DETERMINATIONS.
 
                       UNION PROPOSALS I THROUGH XX
 
    NO TEACHER WILL TEACH MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS BETWEEN
 0800-1100 AND 1300-1600 HOURS OF EACH WORKING DAY.
 
    NO TEACHER WILL TEACH MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS UNLESS THE
 TEACHER HAS BEEN GIVEN A PREPARATION PERIOD OF 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE
 CLASS STARTS AND BETWEEN THE TWO CONSECUTIVE PERIODS.
 
    CORRECTION OF HOMEWORK TIME WILL BE UP TO ONE HOUR PER DAY.
 
    CORRECTION OF VOCABULARY QUIZ, DICTATION UP TO ONE HOUR PER DAY.
 
    PREPARATION OF DAILY QUIZZES UP TO 30 MINUTES PER QUIZ PER TEACHER.
 
    CORRECTION OF DAILY QUIZZES UP TO 15 MINUTES PER STUDENT, PER
 TEACHER.
 
    PREPARATION TIME PER TEACHER FOR INTERIM TEST WILL BE UP TO TWO
 HOURS.
 
    CORRECTION TIME OF INTERIM TEST PER STUDENT BETWEEN 15 UP TO 30
 MINUTES, PER TEACHER.
 
    PHASE TEST OR PERIODIC TEST TO PREPARE PER TEACHER UP TO THREE HOURS
 PER TEST.
 
    CORRECTION OF STUDENT PAPERS FOR PHASE TEST OR PERIODIC TEST TWO
 HOURS, DEPENDING ON SIZE OF CLASS.
 
    RECORDING AND AVERAGING OF GRADES 10 MINUTES PER STUDENT.
 
    PREPARATION OF FINAL EXAMINATION 6 HOURS PER EXAMINATION.
 
    CORRECTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION 30 MINUTES PER STUDENT.
 
    TUTORING OF STUDENTS AND COUNSELING ONE HOUR DAY.
 
    READING TIME FOR EACH TEACHER OF ADMINISTRATIVE BULLETINS 10 MINUTES
 PER DAY.
 
    READING LANGUAGE MATERIALS IN TARGET LANGUAGE ONE HOUR PER DAY PER
 TEACHER.
 
    ATTENDING DEPARTMENT CHAIRMAN'S MEETING ONE HOUR PER WEEK PER
 TEACHER.
 
    CONFERENCE WITH SUPERVISOR ONE HOUR PER TEACHER PER WEEK.
 
    PREPARATION OF WEEKLY TRAINING SCHEDULE 30-60 MINUTES PER WEEK FOR
 TEACHER PREPARING THIS SCHEDULE.
 
    JURY DUTY.  IN THE EVENT AN INSTRUCTOR IS CALLED FOR JURY DUTY, THE
 ICHS - INSTRUCTOR CONTACT HOURS, THAT IS, THE TIME SPENT ACTUALLY
 TEACHING ON THE PLATFORM - FOR THE REMAINING INSTRUCTORS WILL NOT BE
 INCREASED FROM FOUR