32:1228(163)AR - - Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, Agriculture, Kansas City Operations Office and NFFE Local 858 - - 1988 FLRAdec AR - - v32 p1228



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32:1228(163)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


32 FLRA No. 163

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BEFORE THE

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

 

FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

KANSAS CITY OPERATIONS OFFICE

Activity

and 

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL

EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 858

Union

Case No. O-AR-1564

DECISION

I. Statement of the Case

This matter is before the Authority on an exception to an award of Arbitrator Clifford E. Smith. A grievance was filed claiming that the grievant's performance appraisal was in error and that the grievant should have received a career-ladder promotion from GS-6 to GS-7. The Arbitrator sustained the grievance as to the performance appraisal issue and denied the grievance as to the promotion issue.

The Union filed an exception unde