09:1037(146)NG - NFFE Local l363 and Army, HQ, Army Garrison, Yongsan, Korea -- 1982 FLRAdec NG



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09:1037(146)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 9 FLRA No. 146
 
 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1363
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, HQ, U.S. ARMY
 GARRISON, YONGSAN, KOREA
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-400
 
                DECISION AND ORDER ON NEGOTIABILITY APPEAL
 
    THE PETITION FOR REVIEW IN THIS CASE COMES BEFORE THE AUTHORITY
 PURSUANT TO SECTION 7105(A)(2)(E) OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE
 LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS STATUTE (THE STATUTE).  UPON CAREFUL
 CONSIDERATION OF THE ENTIRE RECORD, INCLUDING THE PARTIES' CONTENTIONS,
 THE AUTHORITY MAKES THE FOLLOWING DETERMINATIONS.  /1/
 
    THE RECORD IN THIS CASE INDICATES THAT THE UNION SOUGHT TO NEGOTIATE
 TWO PROPOSALS REGARDING AN AGENCY PROPOSED REGULATION REPLACING AN
 EARLIER AGENCY REGULATION CONCERNING U.S. MILITARY POLICE HIGHWAY PATROL
 OPERATIONS IN KOREA.  SUBSEQUENT TO THE FILING OF THE UNION'S APPEAL THE
 AGENCY ADVISED THE AUTHORITY THAT THE DRAFT REGULATION HAD BEEN
 WITHDRAWN AND THAT THE AGENCY WOULD CONDUCT ITS MILITARY POLICE HIGHWAY
 PATROL OPERATIONS UNDER THE EARLIER REGULATION WHICH HAD BEEN
 PROMULGATED IN 1976.  THE AGENCY CONTENDS, IN THIS REGARD, THAT SINCE
 THE UNION'S PROPOSALS ARE KEYED TO THE NOW WITHDRAWN DRAFT REGULATION
 THE UNION'S APPEAL SHOULD BE DISMISSED AS BEING MOOT.  THE UNION,