DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU OREGON NATIONAL GUARD SALEM, OREGON and LOCAL 2986, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
United States of America
BEFORE THE FEDERAL SERVICE IMPASSES PANEL
In the Matter of
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
OREGON NATIONAL GUARD
LOCAL 2986, AMERICAN
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
Case No. 90 FSIP 254
DECISION AND ORDER
Local 2986, American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO (Union), filed a request for assistance with the Federal Service Impasses Panel (Panel) to consider a negotiation impasse under section 7119 of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (Statute) between it and the Department of Defense, National Guard Bureau, Oregon National Guard, Salem, Oregon (Employer).
The Panel determined that the case should be resolved through an informal conference by telephone between the parties and Staff Associate Harry E. Jones. If there were no settlement, Mr. Jones was to notify the Panel of the status of the dispute, including the parties' final offers and his recommendations for resolving the matter. Following consideration of this information, the Panel would take whatever action it deemed appropriate to resolve the impasse.
Mr. Jones conducted a telephone conference with the parties on November 21, 1990. During that proceeding, the parties were unable to reach agreement on the outstanding issue. Mr. Jones has reported to the Panel, and it has now considered the entire record.
The Employer's mission is to command, control, and supervise Air and Army National Guard units based in the State of Oregon. In this