United States, Department of Veterans Affairs, W.G. "Bill" Hefner Va Medical Center, Salisbury, North Carolina (Agency) and American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1738 (Union)

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59 FLRA No. 62

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS,
W.G. "BILL" HEFNER VA MEDICAL CENTER, SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA
(Agency)

and

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
LOCAL 1738
(Union)

0-AR-3731

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DECISION

October 30, 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 an exception to an award of Arbitrator William P. Murphy filed by the Agency under § 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) and part 2425 of the Authority's Regulations. The Union filed an opposition to the Agency's exception. The Agency filed a response to the Union's opposition. [n1] 

      Under § 7122(a) of the S