American Federation of Government Employees, Local 738 (Union) and United States Department of the Army, Combined Arms Center, and Fort Leavenworth, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (Agency)

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 738
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
THE ARMY, COMBINED ARMS CENTER
AND FORT LEAVENWORTH
FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS
(Agency)

0-AR-3405

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DECISION

May 9, 2001

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Before the Authority: Dale Cabaniss, Chairman; Donald S. Wasserman and Carol Waller Pope, Members.

      This matter is before the Authority on an exception to an award of Arbitrator Lawrence C. Yehle filed by the Union under § 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 § 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 entir