13:0585(99)AR - AFGE Local 1157 and Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Western Distribution Region, Oakland, CA -- 1984 FLRAdec AR
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The decision of the Authority follows:
13 FLRA No. 99 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1157 (Union) and ARMY AND AIR FORCE EXCHANGE SERVICE, WESTERN DISTRIBUTION REGION, OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (Activity) Case No. O-AR-671 ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS This case is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of Arbitrator William Eaton filed by 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. For the reasons stated below, it has been determined that the Union'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 Union's submission, is dated October 20, 1983.