21:0050(11)NG - AFGE, Administrative Council of Locals, Local 547 and VA, James A. Haley Medical Center Tampa, Flr -- 1986 FLRAdec NG



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21:0050(11)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 21 FLRA No. 11
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT 
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, ADMINISTRATIVE
 COUNCIL OF LOCALS, LOCAL 547
 Union
 
 and
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION 
 JAMES A. HALEY MEDICAL CENTER 
 TAMPA, FLORIDA
 Activity
 
                                           Case No. 0-NG-1233
 
                   ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REVIEW
 
    This case is before the Authority pursuant to sections 7105(a)(2)(E)
 of the Federal Service Labor-Management 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 service on the Union
 of the Agency's allegation that the duty to bargain in good faith does
 not extend to the matter proposed to be bargained.
 
    As part of its petition for review, the Union submitted a copy of the
 Activity's allegation of nonnegotiability dated December 24, 1986, that
 was addressed to an Alan