Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah (Activity) and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1592 (Union)

 



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03:0477(74)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 3 FLRA No. 74
 
 OGDEN AIR LOGISTICS CENTER,
 HILL AIR FORCE BASE, UTAH
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1592
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-99
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON MAY 15, 1980, LOCAL 1592, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO (THE UNION), FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR HUGH G. LOVELL IN THE INSTANT CASE WITH THE AUTHORITY,
 PURSUANT TO SECTION 2425.1 OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R.
 2425.1(1980)).  FOR THE REASONS INDICATED BELOW, IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED
 THAT THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE UNTIMELY FILED AND CANNOT BE ACCEPTED
 FOR REVIEW.
 
    SECTION 2425.1(B) OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R.
 2425.1(B)(1980)) PROVIDES:
 
    THE TIME LIMIT FOR FILING AN EXCEPTION TO AN ARBITRATION AWARD IS
 THIRTY (30) DAYS
 
    BEGINNING ON THE DATE OF THE AWARD.
 
    THE SUBJECT ARBITRATION AWARD, AS INCLUDED IN THE UNION'S SUBMISSION,
 IS DATED APRIL 15, 1980.  THEREFORE, UNDER SECTION 2425.1(B) OF THE
 AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS, THE UNION'S EXCEPTIONS WERE DUE IN THE OFFICE
 OF THE AUTHORITY NO LATER THAN MAY 14, 1980.  HOWEVER, AS STATED ABOVE,
 THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE AUTHORITY UNTIL MAY 15,
 1980.  IN THIS REGARD, THE AUTHORITY IS NOT EMPOWERED TO EXTEND OR WAIVE
 THE TIME LIMIT FOR FILING EXCEPTIONS TO ARBITRATORS' AWARDS.
 
    ACCORDINGLY, AS THE UNION'S EXCEPTIONS WERE UNTIMELY FILED, AND APART
 FROM OTHER CONSIDERATIONS, THE UNION'S APPEAL IS HEREBY DISMISSED.
 
    FOR THE AUTHORITY.
 
    ISSUED, WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 26, 1980
 
                 SAMUEL A. CHAITOVITZ, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
                               SERVICE SHEET
 
    COPIES OF THE AUTHORITY'S ORDER, DATED JUNE 26, 1980, IN CASE NO.
 O-AR-99, SENT TO THE FOLLOWING:
 
    MR. JOSEPH ERVIN
 
    LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALIST
 
    CONTRACT AND APPEALS DIVISION
 
    AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 
    EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
 
    1325 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, N.W.
 
    WASHINGTON, D.C.  20005
 
    MR. DON. A. DRESSER, CHIEF
 
    LABOR RELATIONS DIVISION
 
    DIRECTORATE OF CIVILIAN PERSONNEL
 
    DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
 
    WASHINGTON, .D.C.  20330