Federal Employees Metal Trades Council, Fort Benning, Georgia (Union) and United States Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia (Activity)



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 6 FLRA No. 83
 
 FEDERAL EMPLOYEES METAL TRADES
 COUNCIL, FORT BENNING, GEORGIA
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 UNITED STATES ARMY INFANTRY CENTER,
 FORT BENNING, GEORGIA
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. O-AR-202
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON MARCH 10, 1981, THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEES METAL TRADES COUNCIL OF FORT
 BENNING, GEORGIA (THE UNION) FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF ARBITRATOR
 SHERMAN DALLAS IN THE INSTANT CASE WITH THE AUTHORITY, PURSUANT TO
 SECTION 2425.1 OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R. 2425.1(1981)).
 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)(1981)) 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 8, 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 9, 1981.  HOWEVER, AS STATED ABOVE,
 THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE AUTHORITY UNTIL MARCH 10,
 1981.  IN THIS REGARD, THE AUTHORITY IS NOT EMPOWERED TO