20:0510(61)AR - VA Medical Center, Hines, IL And Illinois Nurses Association, Hines Local Unit -- 1985 FLRAdec AR



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20:0510(61)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 20 FLRA No. 61
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION 
 MEDICAL CENTER, 
 HINES, ILLINOIS 
 Activity 
 
 and
 
 ILLINOIS NURSES ASSOCIATION, 
 HINES LOCAL UNIT 
 Union 
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-1010
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to a supplemental
 award of Arbitrator Aaron S. Wolff filed by the Agency under section
 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute and
 part 2425 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations.  For the reasons
 that follow, the Authority is without jurisdiction to review the
 Agency's exceptions and the exceptions therefore must be dismissed.
 
    In his original award, the Arbitrator converted the grievant's
 removal for misconduct to a suspension for 90 days.  The grievant, a
 nurse in the Agency's Department of Medicine and Surgery, was appointed
 under 38 U.S.C.chapter 73.  The Agency's exceptions to the original
 award were dismissed by the Authority for lack of jurisdiction under
 section 7122(a) of the Statute /1/ on the ground that the award related
 to a matter described in section 7121(f) of the Statute /2/ because it
 related to a matter similar to those covered under 5 U.S.C. 7512, i.e.,
 a remova