General Services Administration, National Capital Region (Activity) and American Federation of Government Employees, Local No. 1733 (Union)

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 5 FLRA No. 18
 
 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION,
 NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 LOCAL NO. 1733
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-174
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON DECEMBER 14, 1980, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 LOCAL 1733 (THE UNION) FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF ARBITRATOR
 ROBERT B. LUBIC 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 NOVEMBER 11, 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 DECEMBER 10, 1980.  /1/ HOWEVER, AS
 STATED ABOVE, THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE AUTHORITY
 UNTIL DECEMBER 14, 1980.  IN THIS REGARD, THE AUTHORITY IS NOT