10:0507(88)AR - Army Reserve Components Personnel and Administration Center and AFGE Local 900 -- 1982 FLRAdec AR



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10:0507(88)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


 10 FLRA No. 88
 
 U.S. ARMY RESERVE
 COMPONENTS PERSONNEL
 AND ADMINISTRATION CENTER
 Activity
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 AFL-CIO, LOCAL 900
 Union
 
                                            Case No. O-AR-384
 
                                 DECISION
 
    THIS MATTER IS BEFORE THE AUTHORITY ON AN EXCEPTION TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR GERALD COHEN FILED BY THE UNION UNDER SECTION 7122(A) OF THE
 FEDERAL SERVICE LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS STATUTE (THE STATUTE) AND
 PART 2425 OF THE AUTHORITY'S RULES AND REGULATIONS.  THE AGENCY FILED AN
 OPPOSITION.
 
    THE DISPUTE IN THIS MATTER CONCERNS THE DENIAL OF EIGHT HOURS OF
 OVERTIME WORK TO THE GRIEVANT.  THE GRIEVANT WAS EMPLOYED IN THE DATA
 MANAGEMENT SECTION, AND ON THE DAY IN DISPUTE EIGHT HOURS OF OVERTIME
 WERE AVAILABLE IN THE DATA MANAGEMENT SECTION, BUT REQUESTED THE
 OVERTIME IN THE CODING SECTION.  BECAUSE SHE HAD REFUSED THE OVERTIME IN
 HER OWN SECTION, SHE WAS NOT PERMITTED TO WORK OVERTIME IN THE CODING
 SECTION.  A GRIEVANCE WAS FILED AND SUBMITTED TO ARBITRATION PROTESTING
 THE DENIAL OF OVERTIME WORK.
 
    THE ARBITRATOR STATED THE ISSUE TO BE WHETHER THE ACTIVITY VIOLATED
 THE PARTIES' COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT.  THE ARBITRATOR DETERMINED
 THAT MANAGEMENT'S ACTIONS IN DENYING THE