09:0173(25)CU - HUD, San Francisco Area Office, San Francisco, CA and NFFE Local 1450 -- 1982 FLRAdec RP



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09:0173(25)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 9 FLRA No. 25
 
 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN
 DEVELOPMENT
 SAN FRANCISCO AREA OFFICE
 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
 Activity
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1450
 Labor Organization/Petitioner
 
                                            Case No. 9-CU-24
 
                    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 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 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF
 FEDERAL EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1450 (NFFE), WAS CERTIFIED ON OCTOBER 2, 1971,
 AS THE EXCLUSIVE BARGAINING REPRESENTATIVE FOR A UNIT OF ALL
 NONPROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN
 DEVELOPMENT'S (HUD) SAN FRANCISCO AREA OFFICE.  ESSENTIALLY, BOTH THE
 PETITIONER AND HUD ARE IN AGREEMENT THAT AS A RESULT OF A REORGANIZATION
 OF HUD WHICH TOOK PLACE ON OR ABOUT JULY 1, 1978 THE EMPLOYEES OF HUD'S
 FRESNO, SACRAMENTO, RENO AND LAS VEGAS SERVICE OFFICES HAVE ACCRETED TO,
 AND ARE NOW A PART OF, PETITIONER'S SAN FRANCISCO AREA OFFICE UNIT.
 
    THIS AGREEMENT IS FULLY CONSISTENT WITH THE AUTHORITY'S RECENTLY
 ISSUED DECISION IN U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, ET
 AL., 8 FLRA NO.  34 (1982).  THUS, FOR THE REASONS MORE FULLY SET FORTH
 IN THAT CASE, THE AUTHORITY SHALL CLARIFY NFFE'S UNIT OF NONPROFESSIONAL
 EMPLOYEES OF HUD'S SAN FRANCISCO AREA OFFICE TO INCLUDE THE EMPLOYEES OF
 HUD'S FRESNO, SACRAMENTO, RENO AND LAS VEGAS SERVICE OFFICES WHICH CAME
 UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE SAN FRANCISCO AREA OFFICE AS A RESULT OF
 THE REORGANIZATION INITIATED BY HUD ON JULY 1, 1978.
 
                                   ORDER
 
    IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT THE UNIT SOUGHT TO BE CLARIFIED HEREIN BE,
 AND IT HEREBY IS, CLARIFIED AND AMENDED SO AS TO READ AS FOLLOWS:
 
    INCLUDED:  ALL NONPROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES OF THE SAN FRANCISCO AREA
 OFFICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT
 
    OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, INCLUDING THE EMPLOYEES OF THE
 FRESNO, SACRAMENTO, RENO, AND
 
    LAS VEGAS SERVICE OFFICES, EXCLUDING PROFESSIONALS, SUPERVISORS,
 MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND
 
    EMPLOYEES DESCRIBED IN SECTION 7112(B)(2), (3), (4), (6) AND (7) OF
 THE STATUTE.
 
    ISSUED, WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 23, 1982
 
                       RONALD W. HAUGHTON, CHAIRMAN