American Federation of Government Employees, Local No. 1122, AFL-CIO (Union) and Western Program Service Center, Social Security Administration, Department of Health, Education and Welfare (Activity) 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 3 FLRA No. 101
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL NO. 1122, AFL-CIO
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 WESTERN PROGRAM SERVICE CENTER,
 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION
 AND WELFARE
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-112
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON JUNE 17, 1980, LOCAL 1122, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO (THE UNION), FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR ARMON BARSAMIAN 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 MAY 16, 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 JUNE 16, 1980.  HOWEV