July 25, 2002



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

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

To: Mr. Tom Bloom, Director, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, 1931

Jeff 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 concerning the prompt payment act interest penalties study as directed by Mr. Zakheim.

As you are aware, Council 171 is the exclusive representative on all issues concerning the DFAS Cooperate Community.

National Council 171 demands substantive bargaining to the fullest extent required and permitted by law over any changes in working conditions, personnel policy, practices, procedures, or conditions of employment regarding any changes that may impact the bargaining unit. .

Please respond by August 02, 2002.

The POC for this issue is the undersigned.


Kelley Dull


National Council # 171