30:0266(30)CA - VA and NFFE, VA Council -- 1987 FLRAdec CA
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The decision of the Authority follows:
30 FLRA No. 30 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION Respondent and NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, VETERANS ADMINISTRATION COUNCIL Charging Party Case No. 3-CA-70403
I. Statement of the Case
This unfair labor practice case is before the Authority under section 2429.1(a) of the Authority's Rules and Regulations, based upon a stipulation of facts by the parties. The complaint alleges that the Respondent violated section 7116(a)(1), (5) and (8) of the Federal Service Labor - Management Relations Statute (the Statute) by refusing to provide the Charging Party (the Union), the exclusive representative of a unit of the Respondent's employees, with the names and home addresses of those employees. For the reasons stated below, we find that the Respondent committed the unfair labor practices as alleged.
The union is the exclusive representative of a consolidated unit of the Respondent's employees. By letter dated April 7, 1987, the Union requested that the Respondent furnish it with the names and home addresses of all bargaining unit employees. By letter dated April 21, 1987, the Respondent denied the request. The parties stipulated that the information requested by the Union is normally maintained by the Respondent in the regular course of business, is reasonably available and