50:0279(48)AR - - AFGE, Local 1931 and Navy, Naval Weapons Station, Concord, CA - - 1995 FLRAdec AR - - v50 p279



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The decision of the Authority follows:


50 FLRA No. 48

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL 1931

(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY

NAVAL WEAPONS STATION

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA

(Agency)

0-AR-2656

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DECISION

March 29, 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 exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Charles A. Askin 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 Regulations. The Agency did not file an opposition to the Union's exceptions.

The Arbitrator found that a grievance, which challenged the Agency's refusal to consider t