American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1858, AFL-CIO (Union) and Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (Agency) 

 



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07:0794(137)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 7 FLRA No. 137
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
 LOCAL 1858
 Union
 
 and
 
 U.S. ARMY MISSILE COMMAND,
 REDSTONE ARSENAL,
 ALABAMA
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-358
 
                DECISION AND ORDER ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUES
 
    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 PRESENTS ISSUES RELATING TO THE NEGOTIABILITY OF THREE UNION
 PROPOSALS.  UPON CAREFUL CONSIDERATION OF THE ENTIRE RECORD, INCLUDING
 THE PARTIES' CONTENTIONS, THE AUTHORITY MAKES THE FOLLOWING
 DETERMINATIONS.
 
                             UNION PROPOSAL 1
 
    SECTION 1.  THE PARTIES AGREE THAT CRITICAL ELEMENTS OF A POSITION
 USED FOR PERFORMANCE
 
    APPRAISAL PURPOSES WILL BE BASED ONLY ON THE GRADE CONTROLLING
 FACTORS OF A POSITION
 
    . . . SUCH CRITICAL ELEMENTS FOR PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS WILL BE
 WEIGHTED IN DIRECT PROPORTION
 
    TO THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE IN GRADE DETERMINATION.
 
    THIS PROPOSAL WOULD REQUIRE THAT THE CRITICAL ELEMENTS OF A POSITION
 BE BASED ONLY ON THE GRADE CONTROLLING FACTORS OF A POSITION IN DIRECT
 PROPORTION TO THEIR RELATIVE IMPORTANCE IN GRADE DET