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The decision of the Authority follows:


11 FLRA NO. 117

U.S. SOLDIERS' AND
AIRMEN'S HOME

     Agency

     and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
LOCAL 3090, AFL-CIO

     Union

Case No. 0-AR-381

 

DECISION

This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of Arbitrator Nicholas H. Zumas filed by the Agency 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 Union filed an opposition. 1

The parties submitted to arbitration their dispute over whether the suspension and ultimate removal of the grievant, an employee in the excepted service who is not a preference eligible, was for just cause and, if not, what should be the remedy. The Arbitrator found that the suspension and removal were not for just cause and ordered the grievant reinstated.

In its exceptions the Agency contends that the award is deficient as based on nonfacts. However, the essence of the exceptions is that the Arbitrator reached the wrong factual conclusion on the basis of the [ v11 p 692] evidence and testimony presented to him. Thus, the exceptions merely constitute disagreement with the Arbitrator's reaso