American Federation of Government Employees, Local 2022 (Union) and United States Department of the Army, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (Agency)

 
65 FLRA No. 208                              
 
AMERICAN FEDERATION
OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
LOCAL 2022
(Union)
 
and
 
UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
BLANCHFIELD ARMY
COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Agency)
 
0-AR-4756
 
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DECISION
 
June 30, 2011
 
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Before the Authority: Carol Waller Pope, Chairman, and Thomas M. Beck and Ernest DuBester, Members
        This matter is before the Authority on exceptions to an award of Arbitrator James T. Ellis 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 sector labor-management relations. Upon careful consideration of the entire record in this case and Authority precedent, the Authority concludes that the award is not deficient on the grounds raised in th