National Association of Government Employees, Local R4-47 (Union) and U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis, Virginia (Agency)

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL R4-47
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION
JAMES RIVER RESERVE FLEET
FORT EUSTIS, VIRGINIA
(Agency)

0-AR-3397

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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 Lucretia Dewey Tanner 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-managem