American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1170, AFL-CIO (Union) and Public Health Service Hospital, Seattle, Washington (Activity)

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 7 FLRA No. 128
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1170
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE HOSPITAL,
 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-503
 
                   ORDER DISMISSING NEGOTIABILITY APPEAL
 
    THIS CASE IS BEFORE THE AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 7105(A)(2)(E)
 OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS STATUTE (5 U.S.C. 7101
 ET SEQ.) ON A PETITION FOR REVIEW FILED BY THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1170 (THE UNION).  FOR THE REASONS
 INDICATED BELOW, THE UNION'S APPEAL MUST BE DISMISSED.
 
    ON DECEMBER 10, 1981, THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE HOSPITAL, SEATTLE,
 WASHINGTON (THE ACTIVITY) FILED A MOTION TO DISMISS THE SUBJECT APPEAL.
 IN SUPPORT OF ITS MOTION, THE ACTIVITY CONTENDS THAT IN A TRANSFER
 EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 20, 1981, CONTROL OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
 HOSPITAL, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON WAS PASSED FROM THE UNITED STATES
 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO THE SEATTLE PUBLIC HEALTH
 SERVICE HOSPITAL PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, A MUNICIPAL
 CORPORATION OF WASHINGTON STATE.  THE AGENCY FURTHER CONTENDS THAT SINCE
 THE HOSPITAL IS NO LONGER A FEDERAL FACILITY, THE PRESENT CASE HAS BEEN
 RENDERED MOOT, AND THAT THE AUTHORITY IS PREC