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File 2: ALJ's Decision

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Office of Administrative Law Judges

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
FAIRTON, NEW JERSEY
Respondent

and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL OF PRISON LOCALS
AFL-CIO, LOCAL 3975
Charging Party

Case No. BN-CA-05-0123

Laurie R. Houle
For the General Counsel

Paul M. Schneider
For the Respondent

David F. Gonzalez
For the Charging Party

Before: PAUL B. LANG
Administrative Law Judge

DECISION

Statement of the Case

      This case arises out of an unfair labor practice charge which was filed on December 28, 2004, by the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO, Local 3975 (Union) against the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution, Fairton, New Jersey (Respondent). On February 3, 2006, the Regional Director of the Boston Region of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (Authority) issued a Complaint and Notice of Hearing in which it was alleged that the Respondent committed an unfair labor practice in violation of