United States Military Traffic Management Command, Eastern Area, Bayonne, New Jersey (Activity) and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 2855, AFL-CIO (Union) 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


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 UNITED STATES MILITARY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
 COMMAND, EASTERN AREA, BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 LOCAL 2855, AMERICAN FEDERATION
 OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO,
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-166
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON NOVEMBER 17, 1980, LOCAL 2855, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, (THE UNION) FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR CLARA H. FRIEDMAN 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 OCTOBER 14, 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 NOVEMBER 12, 1980.  HOWEVER, AS STATED
 ABOVE, THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE AUTHORITY UNTIL
 NOVEMBER 17, 1980.  IN THIS REGARD, THE AUTHORITY IS NOT EMPOWERED TO
 EXTEND OR WAIVE THE TIME LIMIT FOR FILING EXCEPTIONS TO ARBITRATOR'S
 AWARDS.
 
    ACCORDINGLY, AS THE UNION'S EXCEPTIONS WERE UNT