17:0924(121)NG - National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals, AFGE and HHS, SSA; National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals, AFGE and HHS, SSA -- 1985 FLRAdec NG



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17:0924(121)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 17 FLRA No. 121
 
 NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SSA FIELD 
 OPERATIONS LOCALS, AMERICAN 
 FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT 
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO 
 Union 
 
 and 
 
 DEPARTMENT of HEALTH AND
 HUMAN SERVICES, SOCIAL SECURITY 
 ADMINISTRATION 
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. 0-NG-873
 
 and 
 
 NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SSA FIELD 
 OPERATIONS LOCALS, AMERICAN 
 FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT 
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO 
 Union 
 
 and 
 
 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
 HUMAN SERVICES, SOCIAL SECURITY 
 ADMINISTRATION 
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. 0-NG-891
 
          CONSOLIDATED DECISION AND ORDER ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUE
 
    The petitions for review in these cases /1/ come before the Authority
 pursuant to section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service
 Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute), and raise an issue
 regarding the negotiability of two similar Union proposals.  Upon
 careful consideration of the entire record, including the parties'
 contentions, the Authority makes the following determinations.
 
                             Union Proposal 1
 
          All OFO employees in Region III will have an