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The decision of the Authority follows:


45 FLRA No. 90

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL 1812

(Union)

and

UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

(Agency)

0-NG-2025

DECISION AND ORDER ON A NEGOTIABILITY ISSUE

August 17, 1992

Before Chairman McKee and Members Talkin and Armendariz.

I. Statement of the Case

This case is before the Authority on a negotiability appeal filed under section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute), and concerns the negotiability of a single proposal that would require the Agency to maintain an existing employee lounge area until bargaining concerning comparable space is completed. The Agency did not file a statement of