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Title 32Subtitle AChapter ISubchapter DPart 143 → §143.3


Title 32: National Defense
PART 143—DOD POLICY ON ORGANIZATIONS THAT SEEK TO REPRESENT OR ORGANIZE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES IN NEGOTIATION OR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING


§143.3   Definitions.

(a) Member of the Armed Forces. A member of the Armed Forces who is serving on active duty, or a member of a Reserve component while performing inactive duty training.

(b) Military labor organization. Any organization that engages in or attempts to engage in:

(1) Negotiating or bargaining with any civilian officer or employee, or with any member of the Armed Forces, on behalf of members of the Armed Forces, concerning the terms or conditions of military service of such members in the Armed Forces;

(2) Representing individual members of the Armed Forces before any civilian officer or employee, or any member of the Armed Forces, in connection with any grievance or complaint of any such member arising out of the terms or conditions of military service of such member in the Armed Forces; or

(3) Striking, picketing, marching, demonstrating, or any other similar form of concerted action which is directed against the Government of the United States and that is intended to induce any civilian officer or employee, or any member of the Armed Forces, to:

(i) Negotiate or bargain with any person concerning the terms or conditions of military service of any member of the Armed Forces,

(ii) Recognize any organization as a representative of individual members of the Armed Forces in connection with complaints and grievances of such members arising out of the terms or conditions of military service of such members in the Armed Forces, or

(iii) Make any change with respect to the terms or conditions of military service of individual members of the Armed Forces.

(c) Civilian officer or employee. An employee, as defined in 5 U.S.C. 2105.

(d) Military installations. Includes installations, reservations, facilities, vessels, aircraft, and other property controlled by the Department of Defense.

(e) Negotiation or bargaining. A process whereby a commander or supervisor acting on behalf of the United States engages in discussions with a member or members of the Armed Forces (purporting to represent other such members), or with an individual, group, organization, or association purporting to represent such members, for the purpose of resolving bilaterally terms or conditions of military service.

(f) Terms or conditions of military service. Terms or conditions of military compensation or duty including but not limited to wages, rates of pay, duty hours, assignments, grievances, or disputes.

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