By Ira W. Mintz, Esq.
City of Plainfield and Plainfield Fire Officers Ass’n, Local No. 207 and FMBA Local 7
In P.E.R.C. No. 2013-24, the Commission dismissed the City’s untimely scope of negotiations petition. For police officers and firefighters, a scope of negotiations petition must be filed within five days of receipt of a notice of filing of an interest arbitration petition; or within five days of receipt of the response to an interest arbitration petition.