U.S. Department of Army, Army Material and Mechanics Research Center, Watertown, Massachusetts and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 3404, AFL-CIO 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 6 FLRA No. 13
 
 MR. DANIEL KEARNEY
 NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
 1ST DISTRICT
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
 295 TURNPIKE STREET (RT. 138)
 CANTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02021
 
                       RE:  U.S. DEPT. OF ARMY, ARMY
                            MATERIAL AND MECHANICS RESEARCH
                            CENTER, WATERTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS
                            AND AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
                            GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 3404,
                            AFL-CIO (ARBITRATOR, HOROWITZ),
                            Case No. O-AR-170
 
 DEAR MR. KEARNEY:
 
    BY AUTHORITY LETTER OF JANUARY 27, 1981, YOU WERE ADVISED THAT THE
 UNION'S EXCEPTIONS WERE DAMAGED AND PORTIONS THEREOF WERE LOST IN THE
 MAIL.  THEREFORE YOU WERE REQUESTED TO REFILE A COMPLETE COPY OF THE
 SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WITH THE AUTHORITY FOR FURTHER PROCESSING OF THE
 CASE.
 
    PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION OF YOUR APPEAL IN THE ABOVE-ENTITLED CASE
 REVEALED A NUMBER OF APPARENT DEFICIENCIES IN MEETING THE UNION'S
 REQUIREMENTS OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (A COPY OF WHICH WAS
 ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION).  THE PERTINENT SECTIONS OF THE RULES
 INCLUDED SECTIONS 2425.1(D), 2425.2(D), 2429.27(A), (B) AND (C), AND
 2429.25.  YOU WERE ALSO ADVISED IN THE AUTHORITY'S LETTER:
 
    FURTHER PROCESSING OF THE EXCEP