American Federation of Government Employees, Local 701 and U. S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution, Pekin, Illinois

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55 FLRA No. 22

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 701
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
PEKIN, ILLINOIS
(Agency)

0-AR-3125

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DECISION

January 22, 1999

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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 Allen D. Schwartz 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