12:0517(99)AR - Army, Fort Drum, NY and NAGE Local R2-61 -- 1983 FLRAdec AR



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12:0517(99)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 12 FLRA No. 99
 
 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY,
 FORT DRUM, NEW YORK
 (Activity)
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL R2-61
 (Union)
 
                                            Case No. O-AR-595
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    This case is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of
 Arbitrator Daniel C. Williams filed by the activity pursuant to section
 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute and
 section 2425.1 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations.  For the
 reasons stated below, it has been determined that the activity's
 exceptions must be dismissed as untimely filed.
 
    Under section 7122(b) of the Statute and section 2425.1 of the
 Authority's Rules and Regulations, the time limit for filing an
 exception to an arbitration award is 30 days beginning on and including
 the date of 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 business on the last day of the prescribed time
 limit.
 
    The Arbitrator's award in this case, as included in the activity's
 submission, is dated June 8, 1983.  Therefore, under the Statute and the
 Authority's Rules and Regulations, the activity's exceptions had to be
 filed, i.e., received in the national office of the Authority, no later
 than the close of business on July 7, 1983.  However, the exceptions
 were not filed until July 11, 1983.  In that regard, and as provided in
 section 2429.23(d) of the Rules and Regulations, the