American Federation of Government Employees, Local 23 (Union) and United States Department of the Navy, Naval Air Warfare Center, Lakehurst, New Jersey (Agency)

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62 FLRA No. 37

AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL 23
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER
LAKEHURST, NEW JERSEY
(Agency)

0-AR-4194

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DECISION

August 22, 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 David Gregory 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 did not file 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 of the entire record in this ca