Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Europe, London Central High School, High Wycombe, England



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 1 FLRA No. 15
                                             APRIL 9, 1979
 
 MR. EDWARD H. PASSMAN
 PASSMAN AND PRICE
 SUITE 210
 1730 RHODE ISLAND AVENUE, N.W.
 WASHINGTON,D.C.  20036
 
                       RE:  DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPENDENTS 
                            SCHOOLS, EUROPE, LONDON CENTRAL HIGH 
                            SCHOOL, HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND,
                            Assistant Secretary Case No. 
                            22-08769(CA), FLRC No. 78A-148
 
 DEAR MR. PASSMAN:
 
    THE AUTHORITY HAS CAREFULLY CONSIDERED YOUR PETITION FOR REVIEW OF
 THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY'S DECISION IN THE ABOVE-ENTITLED CASE.
 
    THIS CASE, INSOFAR AS RELEVANT HEREIN, AROSE OUT OF AN INCIDENT
 INVOLVING THE QUESTIONING AND SUSPENSION OF THE PRESIDENT OF LOCAL 1834
 OF THE OVERSEAS FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, OFT, AFL-CIO (OFT) BY THE
 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPENDENTS SCHOOLS, EUROPE, LONDON CENTRAL HIGH
 SCHOOL, HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND (THE ACTIVITY).  THE LOCAL OFT PRESIDENT,
 A MEMBER OF THE UNIT EXCLUSIVELY REPRESENTED NOT BY OFT BUT BY THE
 OVERSEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (OEA), FILED A GRIEVANCE AS TO WHICH
 ARBITRATION WAS ULTIMATELY INVOKED UNDER THE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
 NEGOTIATED BETWEEN THE ACTIVITY AND OEA.  THE LOCAL OFT PRESIDENT ALSO
 FILED AN UNF