General Services Administration, Region 4, Atlanta, Georgia (Activity) and National Federation of Federal Employees, Local 1766 (Petitioner) 



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03:0175(23)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 3 FLRA No. 23
 
 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
 REGION 4, ATLANTA, GEORGIA
 Activity
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1766
 Petitioner
 
                                            Case No. 4-CU-4
 
                    DECISION AND ORDER CLARIFYING UNIT
 
    UPON A PETITION DULY FILED UNDER SEC. 7111(B)(2) OF THE FEDERAL
 SERVICE LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS STATUTE, A HEARING WAS HELD BEFORE
 HEARING OFFICER BRENDA GREEN. THE HEARING OFFICER'S RULINGS MADE AT THE
 HEARING ARE FREE FROM PREJUDICIAL ERROR AND ARE HEREBY AFFIRMED.
 
    UPON THE ENTIRE RECORD IN THE SUBJECT CASE, THE AUTHORITY FINDS:
 
    THE PETITIONER SEEKS TO CLARIFY AN EXISTING EXCLUSIVELY RECOGNIZED
 UNIT OF GUARDS AND FEDERAL PROTECTIVE OFFICERS (FPO'S) EMPLOYED BY THE
 ACTIVITY /1/ TO INCLUDE 14 EMPLOYEES CURRENTLY CLASSIFIED AS SUPERVISORY
 FEDERAL PROTECTIVE OFFICERS, GS-6 (CORPORALS), CONTENDING THAT THESE
 EMPLOYEES ARE NOT SUPERVISORS WITHIN THE MEANING OF SEC. 7103(A)(10) OF
 THE STATUTE. THE ACTIVITY CONTENDS THAT THE INCUMBENTS IN THE SUBJECT
 CLASSIFICATION ARE SUPERVISORS WITHIN THE MEANING OF SEC. 7103(A)(10) OF
 THE STATUTE AND, ON THIS BASIS, OPPOSES THEIR INCLUSION IN THE CERTIFIED
 UNIT.
 
    THE CORPORALS ARE ASSIGNED TO THE FEDERAL PROTECTIVE SERVICE DIVISION
 (FPSD), WHICH IS ONE OF SEVERAL DIVISIONS WITHIN THE ACTIVITY.  TH