18:0086(15)AR - Edwards AFB and AFGE Local 3854 -- 1985 FLRAdec AR



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18:0086(15)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 18 FLRA No. 15
 
 EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE 
 Activity 
 
 and 
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT 
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 3854 
 Union
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-954
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    This case is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of
 Arbitrator C. Chester Brisco 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 exceptions must be
 dismissed as untimely filed.
 
    The Arbitrator's award is dated February 27, 1985, and appears to
 have been served on the parties by mail on March 1, 1985.
 
    Under section 7122(b) of the Statute, as amended.  /1/ and section
 2425.1 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations, as amended, /2/ which
 amendments are applicable to exceptions pending or filed with the
 Authority on or after March 2, 1984, and under sections 2429.21 and
 2429.22 of the Rules and Regulations, which are also applicable to
 computation of the time limit here involved, any exceptions to the
 Arbitrator's award in this case had to be filed with the Authority no
 later than the close of business on April 4, 1985.  However the
 exceptions were not filed until April 8, 1985.  Therefo