20:0498(56)NG - AFGE Local 1909 and DOD, Army, Army Training Center and Fort Jackson, SC -- 1985 FLRAdec NG
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The decision of the Authority follows:
20 FLRA No. 56 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1909 Union and DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, U.S. ARMY TRAINING CENTER AND FORT JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA Agency Case No. 0-NG-1168 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 raises issues concerning the negotiability of two provisions of a negotiated agreement which were disapproved by the Agency head pursuant to section 7114(c) of the Statute. Upon careful consideration of the entire record, including the parties' contentions, the Authority makes the following determinations. Union Provision 1 ARTICLE 10, Section 5. All tours of duty shall be established or changed at least two weeks in advance, shall continue for a period of at least two pay periods, and shall be announced in writing. The commander or his designee may make exceptions to this requirement when unusual circumstances preclude compliance.