Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, BRSI, Northeastern Program Service Center

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 1 FLRA No. 19
                                             APRIL 9, 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 
                                ADMINISTRATION, BRSI, NORTHEASTERN 
                                PROGRAM SERVICE CENTER, A/SLMR 
                                No. 1150, FLRC No. 78A-181
 
 DEAR MR. BECKER:
 
    THE AUTHORITY HAS CAREFULLY CONSIDERED YOUR PETITION FOR REVIEW AND
 REQUEST FOR A STAY OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY'S DECISION, AS
 SUPPLEMENTED, 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 PERMIT A
 UNION REPRESENTATIVE TO ATTEND A MEETING BETWEEN AN ACTIVITY MANAGER AND
 CERTAIN BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES WHEREIN THE EMP