September 11, 2002



From: Kelley Dull, President, American Federation of Government Employees

National Council # 171, P.O. Box 8599, Kansas Mo. 64114

To: Susan Grant, Director Cooperate Resources Business Line, Defense

Finance and Accounting Service, 1931 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington,

VA 22240-5291

Subj.: Demand for Substantive Impact Bargaining.

Ref: (A) Section 7114 (a)(1) of 5 U.S.C.

In accordance with the reference (A), you are hereby notified; National Council 171 respectfully demands an opportunity for substantive impact bargaining. This request is based on the proposed change in the way applicants are notified of positions concerning the DFAS Resume Builder due for implementation on or around October 2002.

National Council demands to bargain to the fullest extent required and permitted by law over any changes in working conditions, personnel policy, practices, procedures, or conditions of employment regarding this change in notification to applicants concerning Resume Builder.

In addition, we request you cease and desist implementation of this change until the National Council has had an opportunity for collective bargaining in accordance with 7114(a)(1).

Please respond by September 18, 2002.

The POC for this issue is the undersigned.



Kelley Dull


National Council # 171