15:0906(171)NG - AFGE, Locals 112, 3269, 3383, 3831 and HHS, FDA, Region V -- 1984 FLRAdec NG



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15:0906(171)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 15 FLRA No. 171
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCALS 112, 3269,
 3383 and 3831
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
 RESOURCES, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION,
 REGION V
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-544
 
                DECISION AND ORDER ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUES
 
    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 two Union proposals.
 
                             Union Proposal 1
 
          Fully Satisfactory.  This summary appraisal applies if the
       employee, at a minimum, fully met all critical job elements and
       fully met a substantial number of non-critical job elements.
 
          Excellent.  This summary appraisal applies if the employee
       exceeded all of the critical job elements and fully met a
       substantial number of non-critical job elements.
 
          Outstanding.  This summary appraisal applies if the employee
       substantially exceeded all the critical job elements and exceeded
       a substantial number of non-critical job elements.
 
                             Union Proposal 2
 
          An employee who achieves an Outstanding ov