29:1218(90)NG - AFGE, LOCAL 2024 VS NAVY, NAVAL SHIPYARD, PORTSMOU



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29:1218(90)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


29 FLRA NO. 90


AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES AFL-CIO, LOCAL 2024

                   Union

       and

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD
PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE

                   Agency

Case No. 0-NG-1362

DECISION AND ORDER ON NEGOTIABILITY ISSUE

I. Statement of the Case

The petition for review in this case is before the Authority because of a negotiability appeal filed under section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service Labor - Management Relations Statute (the Statute) and concerns the negotiability of one proposal. 1 We find this proposal to be within the duty to bargain.

II. Proposal 1

Article 9 - Committee Assignments

Section 1. It is agreed that the Union may appoint one representative to the following boards and committees:

Incentive Awards Performance Rating Board

Restaurant Board 

Equal Employment Opportunity Committee

Light Conservation Committee

The Union observer on the rating panel is not intended to participate in any management deliberations. The observer's role during the proceedings is for contract enforcement pu