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