American Federation of Government Employees, Local 2516 (Union) and United States, Department of the Army, William Beaumont, Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, Texas (Agency)

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58 FLRA No. 174

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL 2516
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
WILLIAM BEAUMONT
ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
FORT BLISS, TEXAS
(Agency)

0-AR-3684

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DECISION

July 22, 2003

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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 Bruce J. Ponder 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