American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1867 (Union) and U.S. Department of the Air Force, United States Air Force Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado (Agency)

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56 FLRA No. 5

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1867
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, COLORADO
(Agency)

0-AR-3178

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DECISION

February 25, 2000

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Before the Authority: Donald S. Wasserman, Chairman; Phyllis N. Segal and Dale Cabaniss, Members.

I.      Statement of the Case

      This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Daniel F. Jennings 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