October 02, 2002



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

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

To: Sally Smith Director, Vendor Pay Commercial Pay, Defense Finance And

Accounting Service, Columbus OH.

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 Managementís proposed change related to the realignment of the command and control of DFAS Charleston employees supporting DAPS from DFAS Charleston to DFAS Columbus.

National Council 171 demands collective 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 this initiated change referencing the realignment of DAPS from Charleston to Columbus.

In addition, council 171 requests that this issue be placed on the agenda for mid-term bargaining.

Please respond by October 03, 2002.

The POC for this issue is the undersigned.



Kelley Dull


National Council # 171