19:1012(117)NG - AFGE Local 2612 and Air Force, HQ, 416th Combat Support Group (SAC), Griffiss AFB, NY -- 1985 FLRAdec NG



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19:1012(117)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 19 FLRA No. 117
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 LOCAL 2612, AFL-CIO
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE,
 HEADQUARTERS, 416th COMBAT
 SUPPORT GROUP (SAC), GRIFFISS
 AIR FORCE BASE, NEW YORK
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-1060
 
                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 presents issues
 relating to the negotiability of two Union proposals.  Upon careful
 consideration of the entire record, including the parties' contentions,
 the Authority makes the following determinations.
 
                             Union Proposal 1
 
          Employees held over for overtime will be paid a minimum of four
       hours overtime, regardless of actual time worked.
 
    The Union's proposal would establish four hours as the minimum amount
 of overtime to be paid an employee who is held over from his shift, even
 if the employee does not work the full four hours.  In this regard, 5
 U.S.C. 5542, which authorizes the payment of overtime for General
 Schedule employees, provides in relevant part:
 
          Sec. 5542.  Over