50:0257(45)AR - - AFGE, Local 2199 and VA Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT - - 1995 FLRAdec AR - - v50 p257



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The decision of the Authority follows:


50 FLRA No. 45

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL 2199

(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

MEDICAL CENTER

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

(Agency)

0-AR-2640

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DECISION

March 17, 1995

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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 an exception to an award of Arbitrator Marshall A. Snider 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 Union's exception.

The Arbitrator denied the grievance of an employee who c