International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 734 (Union) and United States Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering, Command Mid-Atlantic Region, Norfolk, Virginia (Agency)

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63 FLRA No. 43

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD
OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS
LOCAL 734
(Union)

and

UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING
COMMAND MID-ATLANTIC REGION
NORFOLK, VIRGINIA
(Agency)

0-AR-4388

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DECISION

February 13, 2009

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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 Jerome H. Ross 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. [n*] 

      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 case and Authority precedent, the Authority concludes t