48:0291(24)NG - - United Power Trades Organization and Army Corps of Engineers, North Pacific Division, Portland, OR - - 1993 FLRAdec NG - - v48 p291



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The decision of the Authority follows:


48 FLRA No. 24

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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UNITED POWER TRADES ORGANIZATION

(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

NORTH PACIFIC DIVISION

PORTLAND, OREGON

(Agency)

0-NG-2141

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DECISION AND ORDER ON A NEGOTIBILITY ISSUE

August 18, 1993

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Before Chairman McKee and Members Talkin and Armendariz.

I. Statement of the Case

This case is before the Authority on a negotiability appeal filed by the Union under section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute), and concerns the negotiability of a single proposal obligating the Agency to reimburse employees' job-related license fees. For the reasons which follow, we find that