Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio (Activity) and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 2209 (Union) 



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04:0360(46)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 4 FLRA No. 46
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL
 CENTER, DAYTON, OHIO
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2209
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. O-AR-142
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON SEPTEMBER 22, 1980, LOCAL 2209, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO (THE UNION), FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR L. D. MAY 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 AUGUST 19, 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 SEPTEMBER 17, 1980.  HOWEVER, AS STATED
 ABOVE, THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE AUTHORITY UNTIL
 SEPTEMBER 22, 1980.  IN THIS REGARD, THE AUTHORITY IS NOT EMPOWERED TO
 EXTEND OR