09:0825(108)NG - AFGE Council 236 and GSA -- 1982 FLRAdec NG



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 9 FLRA No. 108
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, COUNCIL 236
 Union
 
 and
 
 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-496
 
                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).
 THE ISSUES PRESENTED ARE THE NEGOTIABILITY OF THREE UNION PROPOSALS.
 /1/
 
    UPON CAREFUL CONSIDERATION OF THE ENTIRE RECORD, INCLUDING THE
 PARTIES' CONTENTIONS, THE AUTHORITY MAKES THE FOLLOWING DETERMINATIONS.
 THE RECORD REVEALS THAT THE UNION HEREIN REPRESENTS EMPLOYEES CURRENTLY
 LOCATED IN THE HEADQUARTERS, NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS SERVICE WHO
 HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED WITH A FUNCTION TO BE TRANSFERRED TO THE NATIONAL
 CAPITAL REGION OF THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION.  IT IS UNDISPUTED
 ON THE RECORD THAT THE ORGANIZATIONAL ELEMENT TO WHICH THE EMPLOYEES
 WILL BE REASSIGNED IS REPRESENTED BY A LOCAL OF THE NATIONAL FEDERATION
 OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES.  IT IS THIS TRANSFER OF FUNCTION WHICH GAVE RISE
 TO THE INSTANT PROPOSALS.
 
                             UNION PROPOSAL 1
 
    THE NUMBER AND GRADE OF POSITIONS TO BE TRANSFERRED ARE NEGOTIABLE.
 
    SECTION 7106(B)(1) OF THE STATUTE RENDERS, "TH