16:0629(92)RO - Navy, Naval Air Station Alameda, Alameda, CA and Federal Fire Fighters Association Local 15 and International Association of Fire Fighters Local F-15 -- 1984 FLRAdec RP



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16:0629(92)RO
The decision of the Authority follows:


 16 FLRA No. 92
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
 NAVAL AIR STATION ALAMEDA
 ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA
 Activity
 
 and
 
 FEDERAL FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION,
 LOCAL 15
 Petitioner
 
 and
 
 INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE
 FIGHTERS, LOCAL F-15, AFL-CIO, CLC
 Intervenor
 
                                            Case No. 9-RO-30016
 
                            DECISION AND ORDER
 
    Upon a petition duly filed with the Federal Labor Relations Authority
 under section 7111(b)(1) of the Federal Service Labor-Management
 Relations Statute (the Statute), a hearing was held before a hearing
 officer of the Authority.  The hearing officer's rulings made at the
 hearing are free from prejudicial error and are hereby affirmed.
 
    Upon the entire record in this case, including the contentions of the
 parties, the Authority finds:  The Petitioner, Federal Fire Fighters
 Association, Local 15 (Petitioner), seeks to represent a unit of
 firefighters employed by the Activity.  The Intervenor, International
 Association of Fire Fighters, Local F-15, AFL-CIO, CLC (Intervenor) and
 the Activity assert that the petition is untimely filed under the
 provisions of sectio