17:0622(91)AR - National Weather Service Employees Organization (MEBA) and National Weather Service, Western Region -- 1985 FLRAdec AR



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17:0622(91)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 17 FLRA No. 91
 
 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EMPLOYEES 
 ORGANIZATION (MEBA, AFL-CIO)
 Union 
 
 and 
 
 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, 
 WESTERN REGION 
 Activity
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-941
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    This case is before the Authority on exceptions to a supplemental
 award of Arbitrator Janet L. Gaunt filed by the Department of Commerce
 (the Agency) on behalf of 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, the Authority is without jurisdiction to review the exceptions
 and the exceptions therefore must be dismissed.
 
    In this case, the Arbitrator found that the grievant's removal by the
 Activity resulted from harmful procedural error and unlawful disparate
 treatment and was not made for reasons that promoted the efficiency of
 the service.  As her award, the Arbitrator, among other things, set
 aside the removal action and directed the Activity to reinstate the
 grievant with backpay. The Arbitrator subsequently issued a supplemental
 award granting the Union's application for attorney's fees.  The Agency
 then fi