American Federation of Government Employees, Local 3957 (Union) and United States, Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution, Oakdale, Louisiana (Agency)

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62 FLRA No. 8

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL 3957
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
OAKDALE, LOUISIANA
(Agency)

0-AR-4173

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DECISION

March 14, 2007

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Before the Authority: Dale Cabaniss, Chairman and
Wayne C. Beyer, Member

      This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator William C. Serda 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 if it is deficient on other grounds similar to those applied by Federal court