20:0504(58)AR - SSA and AFGE Council No. 147 -- 1985 FLRAdec AR



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20:0504(58)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 20 FLRA No. 58
 
 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 
 Activity 
 
 and 
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT 
 EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL No. 147 
 Union 
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-1022
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    This case is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of
 Arbitrator C. Chester Brisco filed by the Union pursuant to section
 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute and
 section 2425.1 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations.  By Authority
 letter dated September 9, 1985, the Union was informed that preliminary
 examination of the exception disclosed an apparent deficiency in meeting
 the requirements of the Authority's rules of procedure.  Specifically,
 as was noted in the Authority's letter, the Union's exception failed to
 comply with section 2425.1(d) of the Regulations which requires that a
 copy of the exception and any opposition shall be served on the other
 party.
 
    The Union was informed of the specific action it had to take to
 comply and complete the appeal, and was granted 21 days in which to take
 that action.  The Union was advised that further processing of the
 exception was contingent upon compliance with the cited provision of the
 Authority's Regulations and was put on notice that failure to comply
 within the time limit provided could result in dismissal of th