39:1109(94)AR - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY NAVY RESALE ACTIVITY, GUAM and AFGE LOCAL 1689 -- 1991 FLRAdec AR


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39:1109(94)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


39 FLRA NO. 94
39 FLRA 1109

12 MAR 1991

                  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
                  NAVY RESALE ACTIVITY, GUAM
                            (Agency)

                              and

          AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
                          LOCAL 1689
                            (Union)

                           0-AR-2025

ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS

     On February 1, 1991, the Authority issued an Order
dismissing the Union's exceptions to the award of Arbitrator
Thomas Q. Gilson in the above-captioned case for failure to
respond to the Authority's January 9, 1991 Order directing the
Union to show cause why its exceptions should not be dismissed as
untimely filed.

     Subsequent to the issuance of the Authority's February 1,
1991 Order, the Authority received the Union's response to its
January 9, 1991 Order to Show Cause. The envelope containing the
Union's submission is postmarked January 25, 1991 and establishes
that the Union's submission was timely filed. Therefore, the
Authority's February 1, 1991 Order is rescinded. However, for the
reasons stated below, the Union's exceptions are dismissed as
untimely filed.

     The time limit for filing exceptions to an arbitration award
is 30  days beginning on the date the award is served on the
filing party. 5 C.F.R. 2425.1(b). The date of service is the d