38:0454(45)AR - ARMY, TOOELE ARMY DEPOT, TOOELE, UTAH and INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS TOOELE FEDERAL LODGE 2261 -- 1990 FLRAdec AR


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38:0454(45)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


38 FLRA NO. 45

                 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
                      TOOELE ARMY DEPOT
                        TOOELE, UTAH
                           (Agency)

                              and

           INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS
                              AND
                      AEROSPACE WORKERS
                  TOOELE FEDERAL LODGE 2261
                           (Union)

                          0-AR-2008

                    ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS

                         November 27, 1990

     The grievant, Mr. Duane L. Madill, filed exceptions to the
award of Arbitrator John R. Taylor in the above-captioned case.
On October 26, 1990, the Authority directed Mr. Madill to show
cause why his exceptions should not be dismissed for lack of
standing as a party to file exceptions. Mr. Madill filed a timely
response to the Authority's Order. For the reasons set out below,
Mr. Madill's exceptions must be dismissed.

     The Authority's Regulations provide that "(e)ither party
(emphasis added)" to an arbitration proceeding "may file an
exception to an arbitrator's award rendered pursuant to the
arbitration." 5 C.F.R. 2425.1(a). A "party" in the context of an
arbitr