American Federation of Government Employees, Local 916 (Union) and United States Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Distribution Depot, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma (Agency)

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AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL 916
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
DEFENSE DISTRIBUTION DEPOT
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, OKLAHOMA
(Agency)

0-AR-4224

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DECISION

October 29, 2008

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Before the Authority: Thomas M. Beck, Chairman and
Carol Waller Pope, Member

      This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator Charles J. Crider 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 se