10:0301(55)CU - VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY and AFGE Local 1168 -- 1982 FLRAdec RP



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10:0301(55)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 10 FLRA No. 55
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL
 CENTER, BRONX, NEW YORK
 Activity
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1168, AFL-CIO
 Petitioner
 
                                            Case No. 2-CU-33
 
                    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 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF
 GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1168, AFL-CIO (AFGE) WAS RECOGNIZED ON
 JANUARY 7, 1963, AS THE EXCLUSIVE BARGAINING REPRESENTATIVE FOR A UNIT
 OF ALL FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME PERMANENT NONPROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES ON
 THE PAYROLL OF THE HOSPITAL.  ESSENTIALLY, THE AFGE'S PETITION SEEKS TO
 CLARIFY THE STATUS OF WILLIAM GREEN, SUPERVISORY SUPPLY CLERK,
 GS-2005-05, WHO THE ACTIVITY CONTENDS SHOULD BE EXCLUDED FROM THE
 BARGAINING UNIT ON THE GROUNDS THAT HE IS A SUPERVISOR.
 
    THE AUTHORITY FINDS, IN AGREEMENT WITH THE AFGE THAT WILLIAM GREEN,
 SUPER