18:0001(1)CA - Treasury, Customs Service and Customs Service Region VI and NTEU and NTEU Chapter 143 -- 1985 FLRAdec CA



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18:0001(1)CA
The decision of the Authority follows:


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 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 
 UNITED STATES CUSTOMS SERVICE 
 AND UNITED STATES CUSTOMS SERVICE, 
 REGION VI 
 Respondent
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION 
 AND NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION,
 CHAPTER 143 
 Charging Party
 
                                            Case No. 6-CA-639
 
                            DECISION AND ORDER
 
    This matter is before the 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, including the stipulation of
 facts, accompanying exhibits, and the parties' contentions, the
 Authority finds:
 
    At all times relevant herein, the National Treasury Employees Union
 has been the certified exclusive representative of a consolidated unit
 which includes certain non-professional, non-supervisory employees at
 the El Paso District of U.S. Customs Service, Region VI.  The National
 Treasury Employees Union, Chapter 143 has been the local representative
 of National Treasury Employees Union at the El Paso District of U.S.
 Customs Service, Region VI (hereinafter, National Treasury Employees
 Union and National Tr