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The decision of the Authority follows:
51 FLRA No. 80
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
OFFICE OF GRANT AND CONTRACT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
DIVISION OF AUDIT RESOLUTION
NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION
(51 FLRA 747 (1996))
ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION
March 26, 1996
Before the Authority: Phyllis N. Segal, Chair; Tony Armendariz and Donald S. Wasserman, Members.
I. Statement of the Case
This matter is before the Authority on the Agency's motion for reconsideration and stay of the Authority's decision in 51 FLRA 747 (1996). The Union filed an opposition to the motion.
Section 2429.17 of the Authority's Regulations permits a party who can establish extraordinary circumstances to request reconsideration of an Authority decision.
For the following reasons, we conclude that the Agency has failed to establish that extraordinary circumstances exist. Accordingly, we deny the Agency's motion.
II. Decision in 51 FLRA 747
In 51 FLRA 747, the Authority found no basis on which to conclude that the Arbitrator's award, sustaining the grievance of three employees who had been denied career ladder promotions, was deficient under section 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute). More specifically, the Authority concluded that the Agency failed to establish that the award was contrary to the Classification Act, 5 U.S.C. § 5101 et seq., whi