DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
ATLANTA VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2778
Case No. AT-CA-15-0288
The relevant portion of the Authority’s Rules and Regulations provides:
By the conduct described in the facts set forth above as drawn from the Complaint containing allegations to which the Respondent failed to file an Answer or otherwise demonstrate good cause for such failure, the Respondent admits that it did not give the Union notice and an opportunity to negotiated over the change prior to implementation. Therefore, the Respondent violated § 7116(a)(1) and (5) of the Statute.
(c) Bargain in good faith with the Union over changing the schedule of dispatchers at Fort McPherson Clinic from a 12-hour days to 8-hour days and apply the results of said bargaining retroactively to the date of the change.