[Decision Concerning Army Employees' Claims for Environmental Differential Pay]

B-235461: Dec 19, 1989

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A federal employee union requested a decision regarding 11 Army employees' claims for environmental differential pay for asbestos exposure, contending that the Army arbitrarily refused to allow the differential. GAO held that: (1) the Army reasonably determined that safety measures virtually eliminated the asbestos hazards; and (2) it would not consider the issue of past asbestos exposure, since the Army was already reviewing those claims. Accordingly, the claims were denied.

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