21:0309(40)AR - SSA and AFGE, Local 2006 -- 1986 FLRAdec AR



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21:0309(40)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 21 FLRA No. 40
 
 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
 Agency
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT 
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2006
 Union
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-1078
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
                         I.  STATEMENT OF THE CASE
 
    This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of
 Arbitrator Barbara Fausner Tener filed on behalf of the Union under
 section 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations
 Statute and part 2425 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations.
 
                          II.  ARBITRATOR'S AWARD
 
    In her award the Arbitrator found that the Agency had removed the
 grievant from the Federal service for just cause and denied the
 grievance.
 
                       III.  ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSION
 
    The Authority has determined that it is without jurisdiction to
 review the Union's exceptions.  Section 7122(a) of the Statute provides,
 in pertinent part:
 
          Either party to arbitration under this chapter may file with
       the Authority an exception to any arbitrator's award pursuant to
       the arbitration (other than an award relating to a matter
       described in section 7121(f) of this title).
 
    As relevant to this case, the matters described in section 7121(f) of
 the Statute include adverse actions under 5 U.S.C. Section 7512, such as
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