18:0069(10)NG - NFFE Local 892 and DOD, Ohio River Division, Corps of Engineers, Cincinnati, OH -- 1985 FLRAdec NG



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18:0069(10)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


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 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL 
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 892 
 Union
 
 and
 
 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, OHIO 
 RIVER DIVISION, CORPS OF ENGINEERS,
 CINCINNATI, OHIO 
 Agency
 
                                            Case No. 0-NG-1117
 
                   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 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 reasons indicated
 below, it has been determined that the Union's petition for review was
 untimely filed and must be dismissed on that basis.
 
    Under section 7117(c)(2) of the Statute and section 2424.3 of the
 Authority's Rules and Regulations, the time limit for filing a petition
 for review of negotiability issues is 15 days after the Agency's
 allegation that the duty to bargain in good faith does not extend to the
 matter proposed to be bargained is served on the Union.
 
    The Agency's allegation of nonnegotiability in this case was
 apparently served on the Union by mail on February 26, 1985.  Therefore,
 under section 2424.3 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations as we