16:0557(78)CA - Bureau of the Public Debt and NTEU -- 1984 FLRAdec CA
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The decision of the Authority follows:
16 FLRA No. 78 BUREAU OF THE PUBLIC DEBT Respondent and NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION Charging Party Case No. 3-CA-30034 DECISION AND ORDER This matter is before the Federal Labor Relations Authority pursuant to the Regional Director's "Order Transferring Case to the Authority" in accordance with section 2429.1(a) of the Authority's Rules and Regulations. Upon consideration of the entire record in this case, including the stipulation of facts and the parties' contentions, /1/ the Authority finds: The complaint alleges that the Respondent refused to comply with section 7131(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) in violation of section 7116(a)(1) and (8) of the Statute based on its denial of the request of employees Edwin N. Bloomer and Wanda A. Wiseman, who served as designated Union representatives, for official time in connection with travel related to the mediation and arbitration of a dispute as ordered by the Federal Service Impasses Panel (the Panel). These proceedings were held in Washington, D.C. from June 29 through July 2, 1982. The employees had requested reimbursement for travel and per diem expenses, which they incurred during their participation in such proceedings.