American Federation of Government Employees SSA General Committee (Union) and Social Security Administration Baltimore, Maryland (Agency)

63 FLRA No. 163

 

 

FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D.C.

 

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

 (Agency)

 

and

 

PROFESSIONAL AIRWAYS SYSTEMS SPECIALISTS

 (Union)

 

0-AR-4215

 

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DECISION

 

July 31, 2009

 

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Before the Authority:  Carol Waller Pope, Chairman and

Thomas M. Beck, Member

 

            This matter is before the Authority on an exception to an award of Arbitrator

Shyam Das filed by the Agency under § 7122(a) of the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute (the Statute) and part 2425 of the Authority’s Regulations.  The Union filed an opposition to the Agency’sexception. 

 

            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 caref