53:1181(95)AR - - VA, Western NY Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY and Service Employees International Union, Local 200-C - - 1998 FLRAdec AR - - v53 p1181



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The decision of the Authority follows:


53 FLRA No. 95

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

WESTERN NEW YORK HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

BUFFALO, NEW YORK

(Agency)

and

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION

LOCAL 200-C

(Union)

0-AR-3009

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DECISION

January 23, 1998

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Before the Authority: Phyllis N. Segal, Chair; Donald S. Wasserman and Dale Cabaniss, Members.

This matter is before the Authority on an exception to an award of Arbitrator Joseph W. Lipowski filed by the Agency under section 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) and part 2425 of the Authority's Regulations. The Union did not file an opposition to the Agency's exception.

Under sect