42:0162(9)NG - OVERSEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION and DOD DEPENDENTS SCHOOLS -- 1991 FLRAdec NG

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42:0162(9)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


42 FLRA No. 9


FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY WASHINGTON, D.C.
OVERSEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (Union) and U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPENDENTS SCHOOLS (Agency)
0-NG-1948 ORDER DISMISSING PETITON FOR REVIEW September 13, 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 on the Union's petition, and the Union has filed a response. For the reasons set out below, the Union's petition for review must be dismissed.
 
Part 2424 of the Authority's regulations, which governs petitions for review of negotiability issues, contemplates that proposals that are the focus of a dispute must have been subject to a declaration of nonnegotiability by the agency involved prior to the union's filing a negotiability appeal with the Authority. See, for example, American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1513 and U.S. Department of the Navy, Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor, Washington, 36 FLRA 82 (1990).