American Federation of Government Employees, Local 15 (Union) and United States Department of Defense, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois (Agency)

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57 FLRA No. 102

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 15
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
SERVICE, ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL
ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS
(Agency)

0-AR-3430

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DECISION

October 17, 2001

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Before the Authority: Dale Cabaniss, Chairman, and
Carol Waller Pope and Tony Armendariz, Members

      This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Jeanne M. Vonhof 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 fed