U.S. Department of the Navy, Indian Head Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1923

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55 FLRA No. 122

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
INDIAN HEAD DIVISION
NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER
(Agency)

and

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1923
(Union)

0-AR-3118

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DECISION

July 31, 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 Hugh D. Jascourt filed by the Agency under section 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) and part 2425 of the Authority's Regulations. The Union filed an opposition to the Agency'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