Association of Civilian Technicians, Delaware Chapter and U.S. Department of Defense, the Adjutant General, State of Delaware, Delaware National Guard, Wilmington, Delaware

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55 FLRA No. 145

ASSOCIATION OF CIVILIAN TECHNICIANS
DELAWARE CHAPTER
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
THE ADJUTANT GENERAL, STATE OF
DELAWARE, DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE
(Agency)

0-AR-3201

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DECISION

September 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 Kathrine B. Hogan 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 careful consideration of the