28:0322(46)NG - NAGE VS NAVY, NAVAL UNDERWATER SYSTEMS CENTER -- 1987 FLRAdec NG
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The decision of the Authority follows:
28 FLRA NO. 46 FEDERAL UNION OF SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES Union and NAVAL UNDERWATER SYSTEMS CENTER Activity Case No. 0-NG-1421
This case is before the Authority pursuant to section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service Labor - Management Relations Statute on a petition for review of a negotiability issue filed by the Union.
The record in this case indicates that by letter dated June 22, 1987, the Activity declared the Union's proposal concerning reduction-in-force appeals to be nonnegotiable. On June 26, 1987, pursuant to section 7117 of the Statute and section 2424.1 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations, the Union filed a petition for review as to whether the disputed proposal was within the duty to bargain. Subsequently, in a letter dated July 21, 1987, the Agency withdrew the allegation of nonnegotiability.