National Association of Government Employees, Local R14-143 (Union) and United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Yuma Area Office, Yuma, Arizona (Agency)

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57 FLRA No. 185

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL R14-143
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
YUMA AREA OFFICE, YUMA, ARIZONA
(Agency)

0-NG-2380
(56 FLRA 372 (2000))

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DECISION AND ORDER ON REMAND

June 19, 2002

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Before the Authority: Dale Cabaniss, Chairman, and
Carol Waller Pope and Tony Armendariz, Members [n1] 

I.     Statement of the Case

      This case is before the Authority on remand from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Yuma Area Office v. FLRA, 279 F.3d 762 (9th Cir. 2002) (Yuma Area Office v. FLRA). In that case, the court reversed the Authority's finding that the proposal in dispute