27:0277(39)AR - VA Medical Center, Leavenworth, KS and AFGE Local 85 -- 1987 FLRAdec AR



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27:0277(39)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 27 FLRA No. 39
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL 
 CENTER, LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS
 Agency
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF 
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 85
 Union
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-1283 
                                            (26 FLRA No. 46)
 
                ORDER DISMISSING REQUEST FOR CONSIDERATION
 
    This case is before the Authority on a request filed by the Union on
 April 22, 1987, in effect requesting reconsideration of the Authority's
 Decision of March 25, 1987.  For the reason set forth below, the request
 must be dismissed.
 
    Section 2429.17 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations, effective
 September 10, 1981, provides in pertinent part:
 
          2429.17 Reconsideration.
 
          After a final decision or order of the Authority has been
       issued, a party to the proceeding before the Authority who can
       establish in its moving papers extraordinary circumstances for so
       doing, may move for reconsideration of such final decision or
       order.  The motion shall be filed within 10 days after service of
       the Authority's decision or order . . . .
 
    The Authority's Decision was dated and served on the Union by mail on
 March 25, 1987.  Therefore, under section 2429.17 of the Authority's
 Rules and Regulations, and sections 2429.21 and 2429.22, which are also
 applicable to the computation of the time limit here involved, the
 Union's request for reconsideration was due in the national office of
 the Authority before the close of business on A