American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1770 (Union) and United States Department of the Army, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina (Agency)

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58 FLRA No. 33

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1770
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS
FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA
(Agency)

0-AR-3543

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DECISION

October 24, 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 E. Frank Cornelius 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 record