33:0832(99)AR - - SBA and AFGE Local 2532 - - 1988 FLRAdec AR - - v33 p832
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The decision of the Authority follows:
33 FLRA No. 99
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
On October 21, 1988, the Agency filed a motion for clarification of the award of Arbitrator Leon B. Applewhaite. The motion must be denied.
The Arbitrator's award is dated September 21, 1988, and was served on the Agency by mail that same day as evidenced by the postmarked envelope containing the award.
The time limit for filing an exception to an arbitration award is 30 days beginning on the date the award is served on the filing party. 5 U.S.C. § 7122(b), as amended,(1) and 5 C.F.R. § 2425.1, as amended.(2) The date of service is the day when the matter served is deposited in the U.S. mail or is delivered in person. 5 C.F.R. § 2429.27(d). The Arbitrator's award was served on the Agency by mail on September 21, 1988. Whenever a party is served by mail, 5 days are added to the prescribed period for filing the exception. 5 C.F.