National Treasury, Employees Union, Chapter 12 (Union) and United States, Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Birmingham, Alabama (Agency)

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58 FLRA No. 49

NATIONAL TREASURY
EMPLOYEES UNION
CHAPTER 12
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
INTERNALREVENUE SERVICE
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA
(Agency)

0-AR-3580

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DECISION

November 22, 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 an exception to an award of Arbitrator William P. Murphy 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 exception.

      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 in this case, and Authority pr