satisfactory understandings.

Bargaining on such management initiated changes where appropriate under 5 U.S.C. 71 may be requested for the purpose of reaching a written agreement if consultation fails to resolve the issue between the parties.  Except as provided by the agreement, procedures of local consultation will be determined by the parties.  The provisions of Article 4 will apply to local bargaining.

J.  The Union will make every reasonable effort to use the Local Representative of the office in which the grievance arises for the first and second step of the grievance.  The Local President shall designate the individual who will be the representative for those grievances which proceed to the third step.

K.  Any payment of travel and per diem will be limited to that which is specifically provided for by this agreement, and past practices in effect on June 10, 1982.