Social Security Administration, Bureau of Hearings and Appeals, A/SLMR No. 1134, FLRC No. 78A-143

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 1 FLRA No. 30
                                            APRIL 27, 1979
 
 MR. JAMES E. MARSHALL
 PRESIDENT
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 3615
 P. O. BOX 147
 ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22210
 
 MR. IRVING L. BECKER
 LABOR RELATIONS OFFICER
 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
 ROOM G-402, WEST HIGH RISE BUILDING
 6401 SECURITY BOULEVARD
 BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21235
 
                      RE:  SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, BUREAU OF 
                           HEARINGS AND APPEALS, A/SLMR No. 1134, 
                           FLRC No. 78A-143
 
 GENTLEMEN:
 
    THE AUTHORITY HAS CAREFULLY CONSIDERED THE PETITIONS FOR REVIEW OF
 THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY'S DECISION, AND THE UNION'S OPPOSITION TO THE
 AGENCY'S PETITION AND REQUEST FOR A STAY THEREOF, FILED IN THE
 ABOVE-ENTITLED CASE.
 
    IN THIS CASE, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL
 3615, AFL-CIO (THE UNION) FILED AN UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE COMPLAINT
 AGAINST THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, BUREAU OF HEARINGS AND
 APPEALS (THE ACTIVITY).  THE COMPLAINT ALLEGED, IN SUBSTANCE, THAT THE
 ACTIVITY VIOLATED SECTION 19(A)(1) AND (6) OF THE ORDER "BY FAILING TO
 NOTIFY AND MEET AND CONFER WITH THE (UNION) CONCERNING A DECISION MADE
 BY THE (ACTIVITY) TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND PROMOTIONS FROM GS-12 TO GS-13
 FOR EMPLOYEES CLASSIFIED AS HEARINGS AND APPEALS ANALYSTS (ANALYSTS)."
 
    THE ASSISTA