12:0618(117)RO - Mississippi NG Mates Shop, Camp Shelby, MS and ACT, Inc. -- 1983 FLRAdec RP



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12:0618(117)RO
The decision of the Authority follows:


 12 FLRA No. 117
 
 MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL GUARD
 MATES SHOP, CAMP SHELBY,
 MISSISSIPPI
 Activity
 
 and
 
 ASSOCIATION OF CIVILIAN TECHNICIANS, INC.
 Labor Organization/Petitioner
 
                                            Case No. 4-RO-20015
 
                            DECISION AND ORDER
 
    Upon a petition duly filed with the Federal Labor Relations Authority
 under section 7111(b)(1) 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, including the parties'
 contentions, the Authority makes the following findings:  The
 Petitioner, Association of Civilian Technicians, Inc. (the Union), seeks
 to represent all Federal wage grade and general schedule employees in
 the Mississippi National Guard, Mobilization and Training Equipment Site
 (MATES), Camp Shelby, Mississippi (the Activity), excluding all
 professional employees, management officials, supervisors, and employees
 described in section 7112(b)(2), (3), (4), (6) and (7) of the Statute.
 The Activity opposes the petitioned for unit, contending that it is not
 appropriate under the criteria set forth in section 7112(a)(1) of the
 Sta