American Federation of Government Employees, Council of Prisons Locals, Local 3947 (Union) and United States, Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Medical Center, Rochester, Minnesota (Agency)

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61 FLRA No. 81

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
COUNCIL OF PRISONS LOCALS
LOCAL 3947
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTER
ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA
(Agency)

0-AR-4002

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DECISION

December 16, 2005

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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 Ann Breen-Greco 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