11:0021(11)AR - Pennsylvania State Council, ACT and the Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Army NG -- 1983 FLRAdec AR



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11:0021(11)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 11 FLRA No. 11
 
 PENNSYLVANIA STATE COUNCIL,
 ASSOCIATION OF CIVILIAN TECHNICIANS
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 THE ADJUTANT GENERAL OF PENNSYLVANIA,
 PENNSYLVANIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. O-AR-464
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    This case is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of
 Arbitrator Joseph M. Leib filed on behalf of the union pursuant to
 section 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations
 Statute and section 2425.1 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations.
 The agency filed an opposition to the exceptions alleging, among other
 things, that the exceptions were untimely filed;  and the union disputed
 the agency's allegations.  For the reasons stated below, it has been
 determined that the union's exceptions were untimely filed and must be
 dismissed on that basis.
 
    Under section 7122(b) of the Statute and section 2425.1(b) of the
 Authority's Rules and Regulations, the time limit for filing an
 exception to an arbitration award is thirty days beginning on and
 including the date on the award.  Additionally, under section 2429.21 of
 the Rules and Regulations, any such exception must be received by the
 Authority before the close of bus