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The decision of the Authority follows:


53 FLRA No. 64

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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NATIONAL TREASURY EMPLOYEES UNION

CHAPTER 266

(Union)

and

FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

(Agency)

0-AR-2933

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DECISION

October 23, 1997

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Before the Authority: Phyllis N. Segal, Chair; and Donald S. Wasserman, Member.

I. Statement of the Case

This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Hartwell D. Hooper 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 Union's exceptions.

Under section 7122(a) of the Statute, an award is deficient if it is contrary to any law, rule, or regulation; or is deficient on other grounds similar to those applied by Federal courts in pri