Planners-Estimators, Progressmen and Schedulers, Local 6 and U.S. Department of the Navy, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

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55 FLRA No. 5      

PLANNERS-ESTIMATORS, PROGRESSMENAND SCHEDULERS, LOCAL 6
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD
(Agency)

0-AR-3124

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DECISION

December 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 exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Kenneth M. McCaffree 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 it is deficient on other grounds similar to those applied by