10:0499(85)NG - AFGE Local 1858 and Army, Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL -- 1982 FLRAdec NG



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10:0499(85)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 10 FLRA No. 85
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1858
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY,
 U.S. ARMY MISSILE COMMAND,
 REDSTONE ARSENAL, ALABAMA
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-583
 
                   ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REVIEW
 
    THIS MATTER IS BEFORE THE FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY PURSUANT
 TO SECTION 7105(A)(2)(D) OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE LABOR-MANAGEMENT
 RELATIONS STATUTE AND SECTION 2424.1 OF THE AUTHORITY'S RULES AND
 REGULATIONS ON A PETITION FOR REVIEW OF NEGOTIABILITY ISSUES FILED BY
 THE UNION.  FOR THE REASON INDICATED BELOW, IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT
 THE PETITION WAS UNTIMELY FILED AND THEREFORE MUST BE DISMISSED.
 
    FROM THE SUBMISSIONS OF THE PARTIES IN THE RECORD BEFORE THE
 AUTHORITY, IT APPEARS THAT DURING THE COURSE OF NEGOTIATIONS CONCERNING
 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGENCY'S PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL SYSTEM A DISPUTE
 AROSE WITH RESPECT TO FIVE OF THE UNION'S PROPOSALS.  AFTER EFFORTS OF
 THE FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE PROVED UNSUCCESSFUL IN
 RESOLVING THE DISPUTE, A REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE WAS FILED WITH THE
 FEDERAL SERVICE IMPASSES PANEL.  WHILE THE MATTER WAS PENDING BEFORE THE
 PANEL, THE ACTIVITY NOTIFIED THE UNION BY LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 22, 1981,
 THAT IT INTENDED TO IMP