17:0325(47)NG - NFFE Local 15 and Army, Army Armament Munitions and Chemical Command -- 1985 FLRAdec NG
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The decision of the Authority follows:
17 FLRA No. 47 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 15 Union and U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, ARMY ARMAMENT MUNITIONS AND CHEMICAL COMMAND Activity Case No. O-NG-1107 ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REVIEW This case is before the Authority pursuant to section 7105(a)(2)(E) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute on a petition for review of negotiability issues filed by the Union. The record before the Authority in this case indicates that during the course of negotiations, the Union submitted proposals concerning the time limit for grieving the denial of a within grade increase under the negotiated grievance procedure. By letter dated February 6, 1985, the Activity declared the Union's proposals to be nonnegotiable. The Union then filed the instant petition for review with the Authority pursuant to section 2424.3 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations, as to whether the disputed proposals were within the duty to bargain. Subsequently in a letter to the Authority dated March 7, 1985, the Agency withdrew the Activity's allegation of nonnegotiability. Since the Agency has withdrawn the allegation of nonnegotiability concerning the Union'