14:0055(10)AR - Bremerton Metal Trades Council, In Behalf of IAM, District Lodge 160 and Donald Stotts and Naval Undersea Warfare Engineering Station, Keyport, WA -- 1984 FLRAdec AR



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14:0055(10)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


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 BREMERTON METAL TRADES COUNCIL,
 IN BEHALF OF IAM, DISTRICT LODGE 160
 AND DONALD STOTTS
 Union
 
 and
 
 NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE ENGINEERING STATION
 KEYPORT, WASHINGTON
 Activity
 
                                               Case No. O-AR-699
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    This case is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of
 Arbitrator Kenneth M. McCaffree 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