48:1149(126)AR - - USIA and AFGE, Local 1812 - - 1993 FLRAdec AR - - v48 p1149



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48:1149(126)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


48 FLRA No. 126

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY

(Agency)

and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL 1812

(Union)

0-AR-2557

ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS

December 23, 1993

On December 13, 1993, the Authority issued an Order directing the Union to correct several deficiencies in its exceptions to the award of Arbitrator Bernard Cushman in the above-captioned case. On December 14 and 17, 1993, the Union filed timely responses to the Authority's Order. For the reasons set out below, the Union's exceptions must be dismissed.

The time limit for filing exceptions to an arbitration award is