U.S. Army Finance and Accounting Center, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana (Activity) and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1411, AFL-CIO (Union) 



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04:0365(48)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 4 FLRA No. 48
 
 U.S. ARMY FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING CENTER,
 FT. BENJAMIN HARRISON, INDIANA
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 1411
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. O-AR-121
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    THIS CASE COMES BEFORE THE AUTHORITY ON THE EXCEPTIONS OF MR. SCOTT
 S. STONE, THE GRIEVANT IN THE ABOVE-ENTITLED MATTER, TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR BARBARA W. DOERING THEREIN.  FOR THE REASONS SET FORTH BELOW,
 THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS MUST BE DISMISSED.
 
    SECTION 2425.1(A) OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R.  2425.1(A)
 (1980)) PROVIDES:
 
    EITHER PARTY TO ARBITRATION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 71 OF
 TITLE 5 OF THE UNITED
 
    STATES CODE MAY FILE AN EXCEPTION TO AN ARBITRATOR'S AWARD RENDERED
 PURSUANT TO THE
 
    ARBITRATION.
 
    SECTION 2421.11 OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R.
 2421.11(1980)), PROVIDES IN PERTINENT PART:
 
    "PARTY" MEANS (A) ANY PERSON . . . (4) WHO PARTICIPATED AS A PARTY .
 . . (II) IN A MATTER
 
    WHERE THE AWARD OF AN ARBITRATOR WAS ISSUED . . . .
 
    IN THIS CASE, THE ARBITRATOR'S OPINION AND AWARD CLEARLY INDICATES
 THAT TWO PARTIES (THE UNION AND THE ACTIVITY) PARTICIPATED AS "PARTIES"
 IN THE ARBITRATION PROCEEDING H