American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1345 and U.S. Department of the Army Fort Carson, Colorado

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55 FLRA No. 6

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1345 (Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, FORT CARSON, COLORADO (Agency)

0-AR-3087

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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 Walter A. Fogel 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 Federal courts in private sector labor-management relations. Upon ca