International Association of Fire Fighters, Local F-109 (Union) and Department of the Army, Headquarters Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pennsylvania (Agency)

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 8 FLRA No. 7
 
 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
 OF FIRE FIGHTERS, LOCAL F-109,
 AFL-CIO
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY,
 HEADQUARTERS, CARLISLE BARRACKS,
 CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. 0-NG-298
 
                 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 UNION
 PROPOSAL:
 
    ARTICLE XIX WORK ASSIGNMENTS
 
    SECTION 1 - THE EMPLOYER RECOGNIZING THE PRIMARY FUNCTIONS OF THE
 FIRE DEPARTMENT WHICH ARE
    FIRE PREVENTION, FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY.
 
    SECTION 2 - THE EMPLOYER DETERMINING WORK SCHEDULES AND ASSIGNMENTS
 WHEN REASONABLY USED
    WITHIN POSITION AND CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS FOR FIRE FIGHTERS,
 GS-081 SERIES, APRIL, 1976.
 
    SECTION 3 - TEMPORARY DUTY ASSIGNMENTS NOT TO EXCEED 30 DAYS SUCH AS
 ACTING DRIVER AND LEAD
    FIRE FIGHTER-- SUCH ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE MADE ON A ROTATING BASIS
 AMONG AVAILABLE CANDIDATES.
 
    SECTION 4 - REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, REHABILITATION AND UPKEEP OF FIRE
 PROTECTION QUARTERS AND
    RELATED EQUIPMENT