45:0883(82)AR - - Army Transportation Center, Fort Eustis, Virginia and NAGE Local R4-6 - - 1992 FLRAdec AR - - v45 p883



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The decision of the Authority follows:


45 FLRA No. 82

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

TRANSPORTATION CENTER

FORT EUSTIS, VIRGINIA

(Agency)

and

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL R4-6

(Union)

0-AR-2235

(45 FLRA No. 38 (1992))

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ORDER DENYING REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION

August 12, 1992

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Before Chairman McKee and Members Talkin and Armendariz.

I. Statement of the Case

This case is before us on a request for reconsideration of 45 FLRA No. 38 filed by the Union under section 2429.17 of the Authority's Rules and Regulations. The Agency did not file an opposition to the request. Because the Union fails to establish that extraordinary circumstances exist which warrant reconsideration of our decision, we will deny the Union's request.

II. Authority's Decision in 45 FLRA No. 38

In 45 FLRA No. 38, we construed the Union's arguments that the Arbitrator misinterpreted Article 10, Section 1, of the parties' collective bargaining agreement(1) as a contention that the award failed to draw its essence from the agreement. We rejected that contention, deciding as follows:

The Union has not shown that the Arbitrator's interpretation of the agreement is irrational, implausible, or otherwise deficient. As such, the Union has not shown that the award fails to draw its essence from the agreement.

45 FLRA No. 38, slip op. at 3. Citing Illinois Air National Guard, 182nd Tactical Air Support Group and The Association of Civilian Technicians, Illinois Chapter 34, 34 FLRA 591, 593-94 (1990) (Illinois Air National Guard), we also concluded that the Union had not demonstrated that the award was deficient based on the Arbitrator's failure to address specifically the portion of Article 10, Section 1, providing