33:0834(100)AR - - SSA Field Operations, New York Region and AFGE Local 3369 - - 1988 FLRAdec AR - - v33 p834



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33:0834(100)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


33 FLRA No. 100

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

FIELD OPERATIONS, NEW YORK REGION

and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL 3369

0-AR-1641

 

ORDER

On October 27, 1988, the Union filed exceptions to the award of Arbitrator David M. Kaplan pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 7122(a) and 5 C.F.R § 2425.1(a). The Union's exceptions must be dismissed as interlocutory.

On September 27, 1988, the Arbitrator issued an "Interim Award on Issue of Arbitrability" on certain threshold issues: (1) whether the grievance was nonarbitrable on the basis of res judicata, collateral estoppel or other legal preclusion principles because the matter at issue had been allegedly adjudicated by Arbitrator Justi