American Federation of Government Employees, Council 170, Local 2128 (Union) and United States, Department of Defense, Defense Contract, Management Agency, District West, Hurst, Texas (Agency)

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58 FLRA No. 74

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
COUNCIL 170, LOCAL 2128
(Union)

and

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

0-AR-3555

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DECISION

January 24, 2003

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Before the Authority: Dale Cabaniss, Chairman, and
Carol Waller Pope and Tony Armendariz, Members

I.     Statement of the Case

      This matter is before the Authority on an exception to an award of Arbitrator William L. McKee 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 exception. [n1] 

      The Arbitrator ruled that th