American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1815 (Union) and U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency, Fort Rucker Commissary, Fort Rucker, Alabama (Agency)

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL 1815
(Union)

and

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY
FORT RUCKER COMMISSARY
FORT RUCKER, ALABAMA
(Agency)

0-AR-3403

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DECISION

June 20, 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 exceptions to an award of Arbitrator William H. Mills 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 exceptions.

      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 entire r