American Federation of Government Employees, Locals 1007 and 3957 (Union) and United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Complex, Oakdale, Louisiana (Agency)

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62 FLRA No. 35

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCALS 1007 AND 3957
(Union)

and

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

0-AR-4196

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DECISION

July 25, 2007

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Before the Authority: Dale Cabaniss, Chairman, and
Wayne C. Beyer and Carol Waller Pope, Members

      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 5 C.F.R. Part 2425. 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 applie