09:0685(80)NG - NTEU Chapter 52 and IRS, Austin District -- 1982 FLRAdec NG



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09:0685(80)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 9 FLRA No. 80
 
 NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION,
 CHAPTER 52
 Union
 
 and
 
 INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE,
 AUSTIN DISTRICT
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-489
 
                 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
 PRESENTS ISSUES CONCERNING THE NEGOTIABILITY OF THE FOLLOWING UNION
 PROPOSAL.
 
    ARTICLE II
 
    EMPLOYEES IN NEED OF FORMS OR SUPPLIES NOT AVAILABLE IN THE GROUP
 AREA WILL OBTAIN SUPPLIES
 
    FROM THE CENTRAL SUPPLY ROOM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROCEDURES
 OUTLINED IN THE MEMORANDUM
 
    REFERENCED IN ARTICLE III.  IN A CASE WHERE A PERSON DESIGNATED BY
 THE AGENCY AS A CONTACT
 
    PERSON IS UNAVAILABLE, OR IN UNUSUAL OR EXTREME CIRCUMSTANCES, AN
 EMPLOYEE MAY RETRIEVE FORMS
 
    FROM THE CENTRAL SUPPLY ROOM, IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROCEDURES
 ESTABLISHED BY THE AGENCY TO
 
    ASSURE ACCURATE ACCOUNTING OF AVAILABLE SUPPLIES, SECURITY, AND
 ORDERLY MAINTENANCE OF THE
 
    SUPPLY ROOM.  (ONLY THE UNDERLINED PORTION OF THE PROPOSAL IS IN
 DISPUTE.)
 
    UPON CAREFUL CONSIDERATION OF THE ENTIRE RECORD, INCLUDING THE
 PARTIES' CONTENTIONS, THE AUTHORITY MAKES THE FOLLOWING DETERMINAT