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09:0821(106)NG - AFGE Local 2270 and VA Medical Center, Omaha, NE -- 1982 FLRAdec NG



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09:0821(106)NG
The decision of the Authority follows:


 9 FLRA No. 106
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 2270
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTER,
 OMAHA, NEBRASKA
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. O-NG-658
 
                   ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REVIEW
 
    THIS MATTER IS BEFORE THE AUTHORITY ON A PETITION FOR REVIEW OF
 NEGOTIABILITY ISSUES FILED BY LOCAL 2270 OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO (THE UNION) PURSUANT TO SECTION 7117(C)(2)
 OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS STATUTE AND SECTIONS
 2424.3 AND 2424.4 OF THE AUTHORITY'S RULES AND REGULATIONS.  BY
 AUTHORITY LETTER OF MAY 17, 1982, THE UNION WAS INFORMED THAT
 PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION OF THE PETITION FOR REVIEW IN THE ABOVE-ENTITLED
 CASE DISCLOSED A NUMBER OF APPARENT DEFICIENCIES IN MEETING CERTAIN
 REQUIREMENTS OF THE AUTHORITY'S RULES AND, REGULATIONS.  SPECIFICALLY,
 AS WAS NOTED IN THE AUTHORITYS LETTER, THE UNION'S PETITION FOR REVIEW
 FAILED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTIONS 2424.4(A)(2),
 2424.4(A)(3), 2424.4(A)(4), 2424.4(B) AND 2424.5.
 
    THE UNION WAS ALSO ADVISED IN THE AUTHORITY'S LETTER THAT FURTHER
 PROCESSING OF THE APPEAL WAS CONTINGENT UPON COMPLIANCE WITH THE
 DESIGNATED PROVISIONS OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS.  IN THIS REGARD,
 THE UNION WAS INFORMED OF THE SPECIFIC ACTIONS THAT HAD TO BE TAKEN TO
 COMPLY AND COMPLETE THE PETITION FOR REVIEW, AND WAS AFFORDED TIME IN
 WHICH TO TAKE THOSE ACTIONS.  FINALLY, THE UNION WAS ADVISED THAT
 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE CITED REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE TIME LIMIT
 PROVIDED COULD RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE PETITION FOR REVIEW.
 
    THE UNION HAS MADE NO SUBMISSION WITHIN THE TIME LIMIT PROVIDED.
 ACCORDINGLY, THE PETITION FOR REVIEW IS HEREBY DISMISSED FOR FAILURE TO
 COMPLY WITH THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS.
 
    FOR THE AUTHORITY.
 
    ISSUED, WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 4, 1982
 
                   JAMES J. SHEPARD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR