Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, U.S. Treasury Department (Activity) and National Treasury Employees Union, Irwin Solomon, Grievant (Union) 




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The decision of the Authority follows:


 4 FLRA No. 71
 
 BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO
 AND FIREARMS, U.S. TREASURY
 DEPARTMENT
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES
 UNION, IRWIN SOLOMON, GRIEVANT
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-148
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON OCTOBER 1, 1980, THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS (THE
 ACTIVITY) FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF ARBITRATOR COLTMAN D. SHEPARD
 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 ACTIVITY'S
 SUBMISSION, IS DATED AUGUST 27, 1980.  THEREFORE, UNDER SECTION
 2425.1(B) OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS, THE ACTIVITY'S EXCEPTIONS WERE
 DUE IN THE OFFICE OF THE AUTHORITY NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 25, 1980.
 HOWEVER, AS STATED ABOVE, THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE
 AUTHORITY UNTIL OCTOBER 1, 1980