15:0706(138)CA - VA Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ and AFGE Local 2382 -- 1984 FLRAdec CA



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15:0706(138)CA
The decision of the Authority follows:


 15 FLRA No. 138
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTER
 PHOENIX, ARIZONA
 Respondent
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2382, AFL-CIO
 Charging Party
 
                                            Case No. 8-CA-20178
 
                            DECISION AND ORDER
 
    This matter is before the Authority pursuant to the Regional
 Director's "Order Transferring Case to the Federal Labor Relations
 Authority" in accordance with section 2429.1(a) of the Authority's Rules
 and Regulations.
 
    Upon consideration of the entire record in this case, including the
 parties' stipulation of facts, accompanying exhibits, and the parties'
 contentions, the Authority finds:
 
    The complaint alleges that the Respondent, Veterans Administration
 Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, violated section 7116(a)(1), (5) and
 (8) of the Statute by failing to fully comply with an arbitration award
 rendered on August 5, 1981 by Arbitrator August G. Eckhardt pursuant to
 a grievance filed pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement
 between the parties herein.  The Arbitrator ordered the grievant
 reinstated to her previous position with backpay.  The Respondent
 complied with this portion of the award.  The Arbitrator also ordered
 that if the award was not implemented by September 1, 1981, t