National Association of Government Employees, Local R1-144, FUSE (Union) and United States, Department of the Navy, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, Newport, Rhode Island (Agency)

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59 FLRA No. 66

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
LOCAL R1-144, FUSE
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER
DIVISION NEWPORT
NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND
(Agency)

0-AR-3668

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DECISION

November 7, 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 John Van N. Dorr, III 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 th