39:0572(46)NG - AFGE, LOCAL 1692 and U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE MATHER AIR FORCE BASE, CALIFORNIA -- 1991 FLRAdec NG


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39:0572(46)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 39 FLRA NO. 46

             AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
                             LOCAL 1692
                               (Union)

                                 and

                  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
                  MATHER AIR FORCE BASE, CALIFORNIA
                              (Agency)

                              0-NG-1906

                  ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REVIEW

                         February 14, 1991

     The Union has filed a petition for review of negotiability
issues in the above-captioned case. The Agency has filed a
statement of position and the Union has filed a response.

     The Authority will consider a petition for review of a
negotiability issue under 5 U.S.C. 7117 and 5 C.F.R. Part 2424
only when the parties are in dispute as to whether a Union
proposal is inconsistent with law, including the Federal Service
Labor - Management Relations Statute (the Statute), rule or
regulation. In order to establish that such a dispute exists, a
union is required to submit with its petition for review a copy
of a written allegation by an agency that a matter sought to be
negotiated is inconsistent with law, including the Statute, rule
or regulation. 5 C.F.R. 2424.4(a)(3).

     The Union may obtain a written allegation o