American Federation of Government Employees, Local 2052 (Union) and United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institute, Petersburg, Virginia (Agency)

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57 FLRA No. 160

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2052
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE
PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA
(Agency)

0-AR-3488

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DECISION

April 19, 2002

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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 Sue Olinger Shaw 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-man