Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma (Activity) and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 916, AFL-CIO (Union)



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 5 FLRA No. 67
 
 OKLAHOMA CITY AIR LOGISTICS CENTER
 TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, OKLAHOMA
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO, LOCAL 916
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-208
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON MARCH 25, 1981, THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 AFL-CIO, LOCAL 916 (THE UNION) FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR JOHN F. CARAWAY 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 FEBRUARY 23, 1981.  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 MARCH 24, 1981.  HOWEVER, AS STATED
 ABOVE, THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE AUTHORITY UNTIL
 MARCH 25, 1981.  IN THIS REGARD,