National Treasury Employees Union (Union) and U.S. Customs Service, Washington, D.C. (Agency)
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The decision of the Authority follows:
8 FLRA NO. 1
NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION Union and U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. Agency Case No. 0-NG-281
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 et seq.), and raises the question of 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 I
Hats may only be required when working out of doors, or where headgear is required for safety, excluding uniformed personnel performing vehicle inspection. (Only the underlined portion is in dispute.) 1