54:1492(129)AR - - AFGE, Local 3599 and EEOC , Nashville , TN [ Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ] - - 1998 FLRAdec AR - - v54 p1492



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54:1492(129)AR
The decision of the Authority follows:


54 FLRA No. 129

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

LOCAL 3599

(Union)

and

U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

(Agency)

0-AR-3103

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DECISION

November 18, 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 exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Henry B. Welch 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 contrar