20:0164(18)NG - AFSCME, Local 2478 and Commission on Civil Rights -- 1985 FLRAdec NG



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20:0164(18)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


20 FLRA No. 18

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY 
AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2478 
Union 

and 

U.S. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS 
Agency

                                      Case No. 0-NG-1140

                  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 on June 5, 1985.  For the
reasons indicated below, it has been determined that the Union's
petition for review must be dismissed.

   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 date the
agency's allegation that the duty to bargain does not extend to the
matter proposed to be bargained is served on the exclusive
representative.  In accordance with section 2429.27(b) of the
Authority's regulations, service of any document or paper, including
documents and papers served by one party on another, shall be made by
certified mail or in person;  that section of the rules further provides
that a return post office receipt or other written receipt executed by
the party or person served shall be