15:0022(6)AR - GSA and AFGE -- 1984 FLRAdec AR



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15:0022(6)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 15 FLRA No. 6
 
 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
 Respondent
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
 Charging Party
 
                                            Case No. 8-CA-1121
 
                            DECISION AND ORDER
 
    This matter is before the Authority pursuant to the Regional
 Director's "Order Transferring Case to the Federal Labor Relations
 Authority" in accordance with section 2429.1(a) of the Authority's Rules
 and Regulations.
 
    Upon consideration of the entire record, including the stipulation of
 facts, accompanying exhibits, and the parties' contentions, /1/ the
 Authority finds:
 
    The complaint alleges that on or about May 1, 1981, the General
 Services Administration (the Respondent) unilaterally implemented a
 change in working conditions affecting unit employees in its Phoenix and
 Las Vegas Field Zones without first providing adequate notice to the
 American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO (AFGE), the
 employees' exclusive representative, and an opportunity to bargain
 concerning the impact and implementation of such change in employee
 working conditions in violation of section 7116(a)(1) and (5) of the
 Statute.  /2/
 
    The stipulated record indicates that since September 10, 1980, the
 AFGE has been certified as the exclusive representative of two
 consolidated units of professional and non-professional