National Treasury, Employees Union, Chapter 260 (Union) and Federal Deposit, Insurance Corporation, Dallas, Texas (Agency)

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60 FLRA No. 30

NATIONAL TREASURY
EMPLOYEES UNION
CHAPTER 260
(Union)

and

FEDERAL DEPOSIT
INSURANCE CORPORATION
DALLAS, TEXAS
(Agency)

0-AR-3849

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DECISION

August 13, 2004

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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 Patrick J. Halter 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.

      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 federal courts in private sector labor-management relations. Upon careful consideration of the entire record in this case, and Authority precedent, the Authority concludes that the award is not deficient on the gr