08:0699(120)CU - DOD, Army, Lexington-Blue Grass Depot Activity, Lexington, KY and AFGE Local 894 -- 1982 FLRAdec RP



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08:0699(120)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 8 FLRA No. 120
 
 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE,
 DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
 LEXINGTON-BLUE GRASS DEPOT ACTIVITY
 LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
 Activity/Petitioner
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 894, AFL-CIO
 Labor Organization
 
                                            Case No. 4-CU-41
 
                    DECISION AND ORDER CLARIFYING UNIT
 
    UPON A PETITION DULY FILED 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 HEARING OFFICER'S
 RULINGS MADE AT THE HEARING ARE FREE FROM PREJUDICIAL ERROR AND ARE
 HEREBY AFFIRMED.
 
    UPON THE ENTIRE RECORD IN THIS CASE, THE AUTHORITY FINDS:
 
    THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 894, AFL-CIO
 (THE UNION), IS CURRENTLY RECOGNIZED AS THE EXCLUSIVE BARGAINING
 REPRESENTATIVE OF A UNIT OF APPROXIMATELY 715 EMPLOYEES OF THE
 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, LEXINGTON-BLUE GRASS
 DEPOT ACTIVITY (THE DEPOT).  ON OCTOBER 1, 1980, A REORGANIZATION TOOK
 PLACE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WHICH RESULTED IN THE
 ADMINISTRATIVE TRANSFER OF TWO GROUPS OF EMPLOYEES, TOTALING
 APPROXIMATELY 65 IN NUMBER, FROM THE DEPOT TO THE U.S. MISSILE COMMA