DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA and NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1904

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

Office of Administrative Law Judges

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20424-0001

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

MEDICAL CENTER

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

Respondent

and

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1904

Charging Party

Case No. DA-CA-50654

DECISION REMANDING CASE

TO REGIONAL DIRECTOR

The Regional Director of the Dallas, Texas Region of the Federal Labor Relations Authority issued a Complaint and Notice of Hearing in the captioned matter. A hearing was held pursuant to the Complaint before the undersigned on August 15, 1996 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The hearing was adjourned sine die to allow the parties to further explore settlement of the matter.

On August 20, 1996, Counsel for the General Counsel, pursuant to section 2423.11(e)(1) of the Rules and Regulations of the Federal Labor Relations Authority filed a Motion to Remand the Case to the Region.

Whereas the parties have reached a settlement with respect to the case and,

Whereas all parties agree that the case should be remanded to the Regional Director, it is hereby,

ORDERED that the case is remanded to the Regional Director to take such action as is deemed necessary to effectuate the purposes and policies of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute.

______________________________

ELI NASH, JR.

Administrative Law Judge

Dated: August 21, 1996

Washington, DC

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I hereby certify that copies of this DECISION REMANDING CASE TO REGIONAL DIRECTOR, issued by ELI NASH, JR., Adminis-trative Law Judge, in Case No. DA-CA-50654, were sent to the following parties in the manner indicated:

CERTIFIED MAIL:

Mr. John Flickinger

Counsel for the General Counsel

Federal Labor Relations Authority

525 Griffin St., Suite 926, LB-107

Dallas, TX 75202-1906

Helen M. Connelly, President

National Federation of Federal

Employees, Local 1904

VA Medical Center

1601 Perdido Street

New Orleans, LA 70146

Brent G. Woodell

Agency Representative

Department of Veterans Affairs

701 Loyola Avenue, Suite 4036

New Orleans, LA 70113

REGULAR MAIL:

Labor Relations Officer

Office of Personnel Management

Southwest Region

1100 Commerce Street

Dallas, TX 75242

National President

National Federation of Federal

Employees, AFL-CIO