09:0022(3)CU - Naval Air Station, Meridian, MS and Local 2244, AFGE -- 1982 FLRAdec RP



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09:0022(3)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 9 FLRA No. 3
 
 NAVAL AIR STATION,
 MERIDIAN, MISSISSIPPI
 Activity/Petitioner
 
 and
 
 LOCAL 2244, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
 Labor Organization
 
                                            Case No. 4-CU-24
 
                    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 CAREFUL CONSIDERATION OF THE ENTIRE RECORD, INCLUDING THE
 PARTIES' CONTENTIONS, THE AUTHORITY FINDS:  THE PETITIONER FILED A
 CLARIFICATION OF UNIT PETITION SEEKING A DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER THE
 EMPLOYEES OF SEVERAL ACTIVITIES WHICH ARE TENANTS AT NAVAL AIR STATION,
 MERIDIAN, MISSISSIPPI (NAS), ARE INCLUDED IN A UNIT OF RECOGNITION
 REPRESENTED BY AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2244
 (L. 2244).  /1/ RECOGNITION WAS GRANTED TO L. 2244 BY THE COMMANDING
 OFFICER, NAS, IN 1964 FOR A UNIT CONSISTING OF "126 ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES
 ON THE STATION." AT THE TIME OF RECOGNITION ONLY TWO OF THE TENANTS
 (VT-7 AND VT-9) WHO ARE INVOLVED IN THIS CASE EXISTED AT NAS;  HOWEVER,
 THERE WERE NO CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES ATTACHED TO THEM AT T