10:0402(66)CU - Air Force, Eglin AFB, Eglin AFB, FL and NFFE Local 1940 -- 1982 FLRAdec RP



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10:0402(66)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 10 FLRA No. 66
 
 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
 EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE
 EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, FLORIDA
 Activity/Petitioner
 
 and
 
 NATIONAL FEDERATION OF FEDERAL
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1940
 Labor Organization
 
                                            Case No. 4-CU-36
 
                    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, /1/ THE AUTHORITY FINDS:  NFFE WAS CERTIFIED ON
 OCTOBER 29, 1979, AS THE EXCLUSIVE BARGAINING REPRESENTATIVE FOR A UNIT
 OF ALL APPROPRIATED FUND CIVIL SERVICE PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES ASSIGNED
 TO THE EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE COMPLEX WHO ARE SUBJECT TO THE PERSONNEL
 ADMINISTRATION AUTHORITY OF THE EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE COMMANDER.
 ESSENTIALLY, THE ACTIVITY/PETITIONER SEEKS TO EXCLUDE FROM THE
 RECOGNIZED UNIT FIVE EMPLOYEES IN THREE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS BASED ON THE
 ALLEGATION THAT THEY ARE SUPERVISORS, MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS OR BOTH.  /2/