National Association of Government Employees, Local R5-190 (Union) and United States Department of the Navy, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair, New Orleans, Louisiana (Agency)

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL R5-190
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
SUPERVISOR OF SHIPBUILDING, CONVERSION
AND REPAIR, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
(Agency)

0-AR-3482

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DECISION

May 10, 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 Russell C. Neas 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