International Association of Fire Fighters, Local F-215 (Union) and Headquarters, 15th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Polk, Louisiana (Agency)

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 8 FLRA No. 89
 
 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
 FIRE FIGHTERS, LOCAL F-215
 Union
 
 and
 
 HEADQUARTERS, 15TH INFANTRY
 DIVISION (MECHANIZED), FORT
 POLK, LOUISIANA
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-453
 
                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 RAISES QUESTIONS RELATING TO THE NEGOTIABILITY OF THE FOUR FOLLOWING
 UNION PROPOSALS.
 
                             UNION PROPOSAL 1
 
                                ARTICLE XXI
 
                                 SECURITY
 
    SECTION 4.  THE EMPLOYER AGREES THAT SECURITY ACTIVITIES THAT DO NOT
 DIRECTLY PERTAIN TO PHYSICAL SECURITY OF THE FIRE STATION SHALL NOT BE
 PERFORMED BY UNIT EMPLOYEES.
 
                            UNION PROPOSALS 2-4
 
                               ARTICLE XXII
 
                             WORK ASSIGNMENTS
 
    SECTION 1.  THE EMPLOYER RECOGNIZES THAT THE PRIMARY FUNCTION OF UNIT
 EMPLOYEES ARE FIRE PREVENTION, FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY.
 
    SECTION 3.  TEMPORARY DUTY ASSIGNMENTS NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY (30)
 DAYS, SUCH AS ACTING DRIVER-OPERATOR AND CREW CHIEF AT THE FIRE HOUS