43:1276(104)NG - - NAGE Local R14-89 and HQ, Army Air Defense Artillery Center and Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX - - 1992 FLRAdec NG - - v43 p1276



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The decision of the Authority follows:


43 FLRA No. 104

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL R14-89

(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

HEADQUARTERS, ARMY AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY CENTER

AND FORT BLISS

FORT BLISS, TEXAS

(Agency)

0-NG-1936

(43 FLRA 267 (1991))

ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION

January 31, 1992

Before Chairman McKee and Members Talkin and Armendariz.

I. Statement of the Case

This case is before the Authority on a motion for reconsideration filed by the Union under section 2429.17 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations. The Union requests reconsideration of the Authority's Order of November 22, 1991, which dismissed the Union's petition for review because the Union had failed to comply with prior deficiency Orders of the Authority. The Agency did not file an opposition to the Union's request.

For the following reasons, we conclude that the Union has failed to establish that extraordinary circumstances exist warranting reconsideration of the Order dismissing the petition. Accordingly, we will deny the motion for reconsideration.

II. Background

On April 29, 1991, the Union filed its petition for review with the Authority. On May 14, 1991, the Authority issued an Order directing the Union to correct a deficiency in its petition. The Authority directed the Union to file an original and four copies of a statement addressing whether a concurrent unfair labor practice charge had been filed and, if so, to indicate under which procedure it chose to proceed. The Union was informed that failure to comply with the Or