International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 121, AFL-CIO (Union) and U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. (Agency)

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 8 FLRA No. 35
 
 INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF
 ELECTRICAL WORKERS, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 121
 Union
 
 and
 
 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
 WASHINGTON, D.C.
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-365
 
                 ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION
 
    THIS MATTER IS BEFORE THE AUTHORITY ON A MOTION BY LOCAL 121 OF THE
 INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, AFL-CIO FOR
 RECONSIDERATION OF THE PORTION OF THE AUTHORITY'S DECISION AND ORDER
 RELATING TO PROPOSAL 1 IN INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL
 WORKERS, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 121 AND U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
 WASHINGTON, D.C., 8 FLRA NO.  35(1982).
 
    PROPOSAL 1 CONCERNED, FIRST, THE ASSIGNMENT OF CERTAIN TRAINING TO
 UNIT EMPLOYEES AND, SECOND, A "WORK PRESERVATION" REQUIREMENT, THAT IS,
 THE CONTINUED ASSIGNMENT OF WORK TO UNIT EMPLOYEES WHICH HAD
 TRADITIONALLY AND HISTORICALLY BEEN PERFORMED BY SUCH EMPLOYEES.  THE
 AUTHORITY FOUND THIS PROPOSAL TO BE OUTSIDE THE DUTY TO BARGAIN.
 
    IN ITS MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION, THE UNION STATES THAT THE MOTION
 WAS NECESSITATED "BECAUSE THE ORIGINAL INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO THE
 AUTHORITY BY OUR UNION (IN ITS RESPONSE TO THE AGENCY'S STATEMENT OF
 POSITION) DID NOT PRESENT THE AUTHORITY WITH A CLEAR OVER-ALL VIEW OF
 THE UNIQUE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEMS OF TRAINING AND PROT