14:0420(65)RA - Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region and AFGE Local 2555 -- 1984 FLRAdec RP



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14:0420(65)RA
The decision of the Authority follows:


 14 FLRA No. 65
 
 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
 WESTERN-PACIFIC REGION
 Activity/Petitioner
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2555, AFL-CIO
 Labor Organization
 
                                            Case No. 8-RA-20001
 
                            DECISION AND ORDER
 
    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 Authority has reviewed the hearing
 officer's rulings made at the hearing and finds that they are free from
 prejudicial error.  The rulings are hereby affirmed.
 
    Upon the entire record in this case, including the
 Activity/Petitioner's contentions, the Authority finds:  The American
 Federation of Government Employees, Local 2555, AFL-CIO (AFGE) has been
 the exclusive representative of a unit consisting of all the
 professional employees of the Airways Facilities Division, Pacific-Asia
 Region, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), since January 31, 1979.
 On March 21, 1982, the Pacific-Asia Region, which covered Guam, American
 Samoa, and the Hawaiian