American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1757 (Union) and United States, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, Brooks Air Force Base Texas (Agency)

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58 FLRA No. 46

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
LOCAL 1757
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
AIR FORCE MATERIEL COMMAND
BROOKS AIR FORCE BASE TEXAS
(Agency)

0-AR-3587

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DECISION

November 13, 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 F. Jay Taylor 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-manageme