23:0369(52)AR AFGE, LOCAL 2317 VS MARINE CORPS -- 1986 FLRAdec AR



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23:0369(52)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


23 FLRA NO. 52

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE
ALBANY, GEORGIA

     Activity

     and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2317

     Union

Case No. 0-AR-1122

DECISION

I. STATEMENT OF THE CASE

This case is before the Authority on exceptions to the award of Arbitrator J. Thomas King filed by the Department of the Navy (the Agency) under section 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor - Management Relations Statute and part 2425 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations.

II. BACKGROUND AND ARBITRATOR'S AWARD

A grievance was filed and submitted to arbitration claiming that for an extended period of time, the grievant had been denied overtime work assignments in violation of the overtime provisions of the parties' collective bargaining agreement. The grievant was a heavy equipment inspector assigned to shop 714 at the Activity. The overtime to which he claimed entitlement had been assigned to four heavy mobile equipment inspectors in shop 723. At arbitration the Activity explained that the overtime work of shop 723 was not assigned to the grievant because he did not possess the necessary familiarity with the inspection work of shop 723, which was different than shop 714, and did not possess the special skills re