31:0913(70)CA - VA, Washington, DC and VA Medical Center, Battle Creek, MI and AFGE Local 1629 -- 1988 FLRAdec CA



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31:0913(70)CA
The decision of the Authority follows:


31 FLRA No. 70

VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. AND
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL
CENTER, BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN

                   Respondent

         and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1629, AFL-CIO

                   Charging Party

Case No. 5-CA-70091
   (30 FLRA 937)

ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION

This case is before us on the Respondent's motion for reconsideration of our January 21, 1988, decision in the above-cited case.

In our decision, we adopted the Administrative Law Judge's findings that the Respondent violated section 7116(a)(1), (5) and (8) of the Federal Service Labor - Management Relations Statute (the Statute) by its refusal to furnish the names and home addresses of the Medical Center employees.

In its motion for reconsideration, the Respondent requests that the Authority reconsider its decision in this matter based on the following factors: (1) the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in The United States Department of Agriculture and the Farmers Home Administration Finance Office, St. Louis, Missouri v. FLRA, No. 86-2579 (Farmers Home) (8th Cir. Jan. 15, 1988) petitions for rehearing filed; and (2) the testimony of Frederic Jones, rejected by