50:0172(32)AR - - AFGE, Local 1869 and Air Force, Charleston AFB, Charleston, SC - - 1995 FLRAdec AR - - v50 p172
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The decision of the Authority follows:
50 FLRA No. 32
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
CHARLESTON AIR FORCE BASE
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
February 24, 1995
Before the Authority: Phyllis N. Segal, Chair; Tony Armendariz and Pamela Talkin, Members.
I. Statement of the Case
This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Roy D. Cromwell 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. The Agency filed an opposition to the exceptions.
The Arbitrator denied a grievance over the reprimand of the grievant.
We find that the Union has not established that the award is deficient under section 7122(a) of the Statute. Accordingly, we deny the exceptions.
II. Background and Arbitrator's Award
The grievant was reprimanded as the result of an altercation with a supervisor. The Arbitrator found that the reprimand was warranted because the grievant's resort to physical means to resolve the dispute with the supervisor was disruptive to the work place. Accordingly, the Arbitrator denied the grievance.