Decision A395E – Federation of United School Employees, Local 1212 (Corrigan)
Decision Date: June 29, 2012
Decision Type: Administrative Appeal
Description: Corrigan sought to excuse late filing of his appeal from dismissal on the ground that he had moved his residence. Despite this address change, Corrigan received the dismissal letter five days after it had been mailed. Under the Board’s rules, he then had 20 days within which to file his appeal. He did not do so. In his motion to excuse late filing he failed to explain why he could not have filed the appeal within the 20 days.
Disposition: The Board declined to excuse the late filing, ruling good cause was not shown.
Perc Vol: 37
Perc Index: 29
1107.01000 – Exceptions; Responses to Exceptions; Standing; Extensions of Time/Late Filing/Waiver
Late filing of an appeal of dismissal of unfair practice charge not excused where appellant actually received Notice of Dismissal 20 days before appeal was due and offered no explanation for late filing.