Hawaii Federal Employees Metal Trades Council (Union) and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (Activity) 

 



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06:0667(113)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 6 FLRA No. 113
 
 HAWAII FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
 METAL TRADES COUNCIL, AFL-CIO
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. O-AR-244
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    THIS MATTER IS BEFORE THE AUTHORITY FOR CONSIDERATION OF EXCEPTIONS
 TO AN AWARD OF ARBITRATOR R. CHARLES BOCKEN FILED BY THE ACTIVITY
 PURSUANT TO SECTION 7122(A) OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE LABOR-MANAGEMENT
 RELATIONS STATUTE (5 U.S.C. 7122(A)) AND SECTION 2425.1 OF THE
 AUTHORITY'S RULES AND REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R. 2425.1(1981)).  THE UNION
 HAS FILED A MOTION TO DISMISS THE ACTIVITY'S EXCEPTIONS AS PREMATURE AND
 UNTIMELY.  FOR THE REASONS SET FORTH BELOW, IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THE
 SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS ARE INTERLOCUTORY AND MUST BE DISMISSED.
 
    FROM THE DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED BY THE PARTIES, THE FOLLOWING PERTINENT
 FACTS APPEAR.  ON DECEMBER 10, 1980, THE ARBITRATOR ISSUED AN AWARD IN
 THE MATTER WHICH INVOLVED THE GRIEVANCES OF A NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
 CONCERNING THEIR REASSIGNMENT FROM ONE SHIFT TO ANOTHER.  IN HIS AWARD,
 THE ARBITRATOR SUSTAINED SOME OF THE GRIEVANCES, DENIED OTHERS AND
 DIRECTED CERTAIN REMEDIAL ACTION BY THE ACTIVITY AS TO THE EMPLOYEES
 WHOSE GRIEVANCES WERE SUSTAINED.  IN ADDITION, THE ARBITRATOR GRANTED
 THE ACTIVITY TIME TO REPLY TO A REQUEST MADE BY COUNSEL FOR THE
 GRIEVANTS THAT THE ARBITRATOR