29:0215(18)AR AFGE, LOCAL 916 VS AIR FORCE, AIR FORCE BASE, TINK



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29:0215(18)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


29 FLRA NO. 18


TINKER AIR FORCE BASE

              Activity

     and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 916

              Union

Case No. 0-AR-1401

DECISION

I. Statement of the Case

This matter is before the Authority on an exception to the award of Arbitrator J. Earl Williams 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. For the reasons stated below, the Union's exception is denied.

II. Background and Arbitrator's Award

A supervisor failed to use the overtime roster as required by the parties' agreement and assigned 18 hours of overtime to two employees out of sequence. The issue before the Arbitrator was whether two grievants who had been on the overtime roster were eligible for a remedy as a result of the Activity's improper distribution of overtime, and if so, what should the remedy be. After considering the parties' agreement and examining the overtime records for several previous months, the Arbitrator concluded that it was reasonable to assume that one grievant would have been called for 10 hours of overtime and the other grievant would have been called for 8 hours of overtime. As his award, the Arbitrator found that the grievants were eligible