FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY
NEGOTIABILITY APPEAL
PROCEDURAL REVIEW CHECKLIST


In order to be timely, a negotiability appeal (petition for review) must be filed (postmarked or delivered in person to the Federal Labor Relations Authority in Washington, D.C.):

Except for appeals over whether a compelling need exists for an Agency regulation, the time limit for filing a negotiability appeal may not be extended or waived by the Authority. 5 C.F.R. 2429.23(d).


The following checklist may be used in preparing your Petition for Review. Your petition must contain at a minimum the following listed items:


A complete copy (including all attachments) of a petition for review must:


Example of Statement / Certificate of Service to be used by Union in filing a petition for review of negotiability issues.

STATEMENT OF SERVICE

I certify that a complete copy of the petition for review, including all attachments, in the case of the UNION and AGENCY were filed with the Case Control Office, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Washington, D.C., and were sent this day to:

Agency Principal Bargaining Representative
(Title and Mailing Address)
(The Principal Bargaining Representative is the individual who signed the Agency allegation.)
Indicate near each name the Method of Service (Certified Return Receipt or Personal Delivery -- Usage of delivery services other than the U.S. Postal Service is considered Personal Delivery)
The Head of the Agency (or designee) */
Title and Mailing Address)
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Date
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Name of filing party
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Signature of Union's representative


*/ For example, for components of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Head of the Agency (or "Agency Head") is the Secretary of Defense, or his or her designee.