American Federation of Government Employees, Local 104 (Union) and United States National Archives and Records Administration, National Personnel Records Center (Agency)

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61 FLRA No. 127

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL 104
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
NATIONAL ARCHIVES
AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
NATIONAL PERSONNEL RECORDS CENTER
(Agency)

0-AR-4103

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DECISION

August 3, 2006

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Before the Authority: Dale Cabaniss, Chairman and
Carol Waller Pope, Member

      This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Robert G. Bailey 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 federal courts in private sector labor-management relations. Upon careful consideration