National Federation of Federal Employees, Local 273 and U.S. Department of the Army, Army Field Artillery Center and Fort Sill, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
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55 FLRA No. 168
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 273
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ARMY
FIELD ARTILLERY CENTER AND FORT SILL
FORT SILL, OKLAHOMA
October 21, 1999
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 Ralph E. Pelhan 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 entire record in this case, and Authority precedent,