U.S. Department of the Navy, Atlantic Ordnance Command, Yorktown, Virginia and National Association of Government Employees, Local R4-1

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55 FLRA No. 200

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
ATLANTIC ORDNANCE COMMAND
YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA
(Agency)

and

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

0-AR-3233

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DECISION

January 21, 2000

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 Roger P. Kaplan 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 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 applicable precedent, the Authority concludes that the award is not deficient on any of the grounds raised in the exceptions and s