New Jersey Department of Defense (Activity) and National Army-Air Technicians Association, Local 371, IUE, AFL-CIO-CLC (Petitioner) and National Association of Government Employees, Local R2-100 (Intervenor)



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07:0409(59)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 7 FLRA No. 59
 
 NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
 Activity
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL ARMY-AIR TECHNICIANS ASSOCIATION,
 LOCAL 371, IUE, AFL-CIO-CLC
 Petitioner
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES,
 LOCAL R2-100
 Intervenor
 
                                            Case No. 2-CU-17
 
                    DECISION AND ORDER CLARIFYING UNIT
 
    UPON A PETITION DULY FILED WITH THE FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY
 UNDER SECTION 7111(B)(2) OF THE FEDERAL SERVICE LABOR-MANAGEMENT
 RELATIONS STATUTE (THE STATUTE), A HEARING WAS HELD BEFORE A HEARING
 OFFICER OF THE AUTHORITY.  THE AUTHORITY HAS REVIEWED THE HEARING
 OFFICER'S RULINGS MADE AT THE HEARING AND FINDS THAT THEY ARE FREE FROM
 PREJUDICIAL ERROR.  THE RULINGS ARE HEREBY AFFIRMED.
 
    UPON THE ENTIRE RECORD IN THIS CASE, THE AUTHORITY FINDS:  THE
 PETITIONER, NATIONAL ARMY-AIR TECHNICIANS ASSOCIATION, LOCAL 371, IUE,
 AFL-CIO-CLC (NAATA LOCAL 371) SEEKS TO CLARIFY AN EXISTING UNIT AT
 MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE.  NAATA LOCAL 371 CONTENDS THAT IT IS THE
 EXCLUSIVE REPRESENTATIVE OF ALL EMPLOYEES IN A WORK AREA COMMONLY CALLED
 THE 108TH CONSOLIDATED WORK AREA.  ON THE OTHER HAND, THE INTERVENOR,
 THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL R2-100 (NAGE
 LOCAL R2-100