National Association of Government Employees, Local R4-1 and U.S. Department of the Navy, Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, Virginia

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55 FLRA No. 35

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL R4-1
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
NAVAL WEAPONS STATION
YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA
(Agency)

0-AR-3136

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DECISION

February 24, 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 Daniel G. Gallagher 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 o