National Association of Government Employees, Local R5-125 (Union) and United States, Department of the Navy, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Pascagoula, Mississippi (Agency)

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL R5-125
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
SUPERVISOR OF SHIPBUILDING,
CONVERSION AND REPAIR
PASCAGOULA, MISSISSIPPI
(Agency)

0-AR-3717

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DECISION

September 16, 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 Stanley Kravit 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 f