32:0250(39)AR - - Health Care Financing Administration and AFGE Local 1923 - - 1988 FLRAdec AR - - v32 p250



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32:0250(39)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


32 FLRA No. 39

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BEFORE THE
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY
WASHINGTON, D.C.

 

HEALTH CARE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION
Agency

and 

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1923
Union

Case No. 0-AR-1346
(30 FLRA No. 140)

ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION

This matter is before the Authority on a request filed by the Union seeking reconsideration of the Authority's decision of January 29, 1988, which set aside an Arbitrator's award.

The Arbitrator concluded that the Agency erred when it contracted out certain functions without having conducted a comparative cost study, as required by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76. To remedy this error, the Arbitrator ordered the Agency to reconstruct the procurement action and to provide the Union with information necessary to ascertain any harm that the affected emp