19:0746(92)CA - Army Engineer Center And Fort Belvoir and Army -- 1985 FLRAdec CA
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The decision of the Authority follows:
19 FLRA No. 92 U.S. ARMY ENGINEER CENTER AND FORT BELVOIR Respondent and U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY Respondent and AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1052 Charging Party Case Nos. 3-CA-2908 3-CA-20133 13 FLRA 707 SUPPLEMENTAL DECISION AND ORDER On January 31, 1984, the Authority issued its Decision and Order in the above-entitled proceeding, concluding in Case No. 3-CA-20133 that the Department of the Army had violated section 7116(a)(1) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute by improperly interfering with the bargaining relationship between Fort Belvoir and the Charging Party. The Authority further concluded in Case No. 3-CA-2908 that the U.S. Army Engineer Center and Fort Belvoir had not violated the Statute by acting solely at the direction of the Department of the Army in refusing to negotiate over proposals submitted by the Charging Party in connection with a new performance appraisal system. In reaching its decision, the Authority found it necessary to resolve a "compelling need" issue in the context of the unfair labor practice proceeding. On review, the U.S.