45:0813(74)AR - - AFGE, Council 236 and GSA - - 1992 FLRAdec AR - - v45 p813



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The decision of the Authority follows:


45 FLRA No. 74

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

COUNCIL 236

(Union)

and

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

(Agency)

0-AR-2247

DECISION

August 7, 1992

Before Chairman McKee and Members Talkin and Armendariz.

I. Statement of the Case

This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Ira F. Jaffe filed by the Union under section 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) and part 2425 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations. The Agency filed an opposition to the Union's exceptions.

The Arbitrator dismissed a Union grievance protesting the Agency's failure to notify the Union before implementing a policy for contracting out custodial services. The Arbitrator found that