25:0893(72)RO - Bureau of the Census and NTEU and AFGE Local 2782 -- 1987 FLRAdec RP



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25:0893(72)RO
The decision of the Authority follows:


 25 FLRA No. 72
 
 BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
 Activity
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES 
 UNION
 Labor Organization/Petitioner
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT 
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2782, AFL-CIO
 Labor Organization/Intervenor
 
                                            Case No. 3-RO-60013
 
                   ORDER DENYING APPLICATION FOR REVIEW
 
    On January 16, 1987, the American Federation of Government Employees,
 Local 2782, AFL-CIO (AFGE) filed a timely application for review
 pursuant to section 2422.17(a) of the Authority's Rules and Regulations,
 seeking to vacate the Regional Director's approval with prejudice of the
 request by the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) to withdraw its
 representation petition in the above-named case.  In its application for
 review, AFGE contends that compelling reasons exist within the meaning
 of section 2422.17(c) of the Authority's Rules and Regulations for
 granting the application.
 
    Upon consideration of AFGE's application for review, including all
 arguments in support thereof, we conclude that no compelling reason
 exists for granting the application.  Rather, AFGE in essence expresses
 disagreement with the Regional Director's application of the Authority's
 Rules and Regulations.  The Regional Director's action has not been
 shown to be