United States Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (Agency) and National Treasury Employees Union, Chapter 254 (Union)

66 FLRA No. 76 

 

UNITED STATES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

AND HUMAN SERVICES

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

(Agency)

 

and

 

NATIONAL TREASURY

EMPLOYEES UNION

CHAPTER 254

(Union)

 

0-AR-4783

 

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ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS

 

December 21, 2011

 

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Before the Authority:  Carol Waller Pope, Chairman, and

Thomas M. Beck and Ernest DuBester, Members

 

                This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Otis H. King filed by the Agency under § 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor‑Management Relations Statute and part 2425 of the Authority’s Regulations.  The Union filed an opposition to the Agency’s exceptions. 

 

Under §§ 2425.4(c) and 2429.5 of the Authority’s Regulations, the Authority will not consider any arguments that could have been, but were not, presented to the arbitrator.  U.S. DHS, U.S. CBP, 66 FLRA 335, 337-38 (2011).  On c