Hawaii Federal Employees Metal Trades Council (Union) and U.S. Department of the Navy, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Agency)

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HAWAII FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
METAL TRADES COUNCIL
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
PEARL HARBOR NAVAL SHIPYARD
INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE FACILITY
PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII
(Agency)

0-AR-3320

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DECISION

October 17, 2000

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Before the Authority: Donald S. Wasserman, Chairman and Dale Cabaniss, Member.

      This matter is before the Authority on an exception to an award of Arbitrator Walter H. Ikeda 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 exception.

      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, a