52:0865(85)AR - - NAGE Local R5-168 and Army, Fort Polk, LA - - 1997 FLRAdec AR - - v52 p865



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The decision of the Authority follows:


52 FLRA No. 85

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL R5-168

(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

FORT POLK, LOUISIANA

(Agency)

0-AR-2760

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DECISION

January 17, 1997

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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 exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Lawrence Mann, Jr. 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 filed an opposition to the U