American Federation of Government Employees, Council Local 2128 (Union) and United States Department of Defense Defense Contract Management Agency, District West (Agency)

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58 FLRA No. 31

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, COUNCIL LOCAL 2128
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
AGENCY, DISTRICT WEST
(Agency)

0-AR-3571

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DECISION

October 11, 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 Norman Bennett 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 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