12:0068(22)NG - AFGE Local 1662 and Army, HQ Fort Huachuca, Fort Huachuca, AZ -- 1983 FLRAdec NG



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12:0068(22)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 12 FLRA No. 22
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1662
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY,
 HEADQUARTERS FORT HUACHUCA,
 FORT HUACHUCA, ARIZONA
 (Agency)
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-833
 
                   ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REVIEW
 
    This matter is before the Federal Labor Relations Authority pursuant
 to section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service Labor-Management
 Relations Statute and section 242.1 of the Authority's Rules and
 Regulations on a petition for review of negotiability issues filed by
 the union.  For the reasons indicated below, the union's petition for
 review must be dismissed.
 
    Section 2424.3 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations provides that
 the time limit for filing a petition for review is 15 days after service
 of the agency's allegation that the duty to bargain in good faith does
 not extend to the matter proposed to be bargained.
 
    The record before the Authority in this case indicates that the
 parties forwarded a locally executed collective bargaining agreement to
 the agency head for review and approval pursuant to section 7114(c) of
 the Statute.  During such review, the agency head disapproved certain
 provisions in the negotiated agreement by letter dated March 30, 1983.
 Therefore, under sect