13:0554(93)NG - NTEU and Treasury, IRS -- 1983 FLRAdec NG



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13:0554(93)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 13 FLRA No. 93
 
 NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES
 UNION
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY,
 INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. 0-NG-600
 
                 DECISION AND ORDER ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUE
 
    The petition for review in this case comes before the Authority
 pursuant to section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service
 Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) and raises issues
 concerning the negotiability of the following provision /1/ of an
 agreement which was disapproved by the Department of the Treasury
 pursuant to section 7114(c) of the Statute:  /2/
 
          Section 8
 
          Any conflict between the terms of this agreement and a relevant
       master agreement or non-government-wide regulation will be
       resolved by relying on the terms of this agreement.
 
                       Question Before the Authority
 
    The question presented is whether, as alleged by the Department of
 the Treasury, the Union's proposal is inconsistent with section 7116 or
 7117 of the Statute.
 
                                  Opinion
 
    Conclusion and Order:  The Union's proposal is not inconsistent with
 sections 7116 or 7117 of the Statute.  Accordingly, pursuant to section
 2424.10 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations, IT IS ORDERED that the
 Department of the Treasury shall rescind its disapproval of the Union