45:0537(47)CO - - AFGE Local 3475 and Thomas Dupaty, Jr. - - 1992 FLRAdec CO - - v45 p537

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The decision of the Authority follows:


45 FLRA No. 47

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT

EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 3475, AFL-CIO

(U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA)

(Respondent/Union)

and

THOMAS DUPATY, JR., AN INDIVIDUAL

(Charging Party)

96-CO-10007

DECISION AND ORDER

July 17, 1992

Before Chairman McKee and Members Talkin and Armendariz.

I. Statement of the Case

The Administrative Law Judge issued the attached decision finding that the Respondent violated section 7116(b)(1) and (2) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) by attempting to cause an agency to discipline an employee because the employee engaged in activity protected under section 7102 of the Statute. The General Counsel filed an exception only to the Judge's recommended Order. The Respondent did not file an opposition to the General Counsel's exception.

Pursuant to section 2423.29 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations and section 7118 of the Statute, we have reviewed the rulings of the Judge and find that no prejudicial error was committed. The rulings are hereby affirmed. Upon consideration of the Judge's decision and the entire record, we adopt the Judge's findings, conclusions and recommended Order, as modified below.

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