Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Social Security Administration, BRSI, Northeastern Program Service Center, A/SLMR No. 1101

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 1 FLRA No. 3
                                             MARCH 1, 1979
 
 MR. IRVING L. BECKER
 LABOR RELATIONS OFFICER
 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
 6401 SECURITY BOULEVARD
 ROOM G-402, WEST HIGH RISE BUILDING
 BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21235
 
                           RE:  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION 
                                AND WELFARE, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINI-
                                STRATION, BRSI, NORTHEASTERN PROGRAM
                                SERVICE CENTER, A/SLMR No. 1101, 
                                FLRC No. 78A-136
 
 DEAR MR. BECKER:
 
    THE AUTHORITY HAS CAREFULLY CONSIDERED YOUR PETITION FOR REVIEW OF
 THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY'S DECISION, AND THE UNION'S OPPOSITION THERETO,
 IN THE ABOVE-ENTITLED CASE.
 
    IN THIS CASE, THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1760 (THE UNION) FILED AN UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE COMPLAINT
 AGAINST THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION AND WELFARE, SOCIAL SECURITY
 ADMINISTRATION, BRSI, NORTHEASTERN PROGRAM SERVICE CENTER (THE
 ACTIVITY).  THE COMPLAINT ALLEGED, IN SUBSTANCE, THAT THE ACTIVITY
 VIOLATED SECTION 19(A)(1) AND (6) OF THE ORDER BY REFUSING TO NEGOTIATE
 WITH THE UNION OVER THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CONNECTION WITH A
 PROPOSED DETAIL OF EMPLOYEES FROM ONE OFFICE COMPONENT TO ANOTHER, AS
 WELL AS