15:0057(13)CU - VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY and AFGE -- 1984 FLRAdec RP



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15:0057(13)CU
The decision of the Authority follows:


 15 FLRA No. 13
 
 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTER
 BRONX, NEW YORK
 Activity
 
 and
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
 AFL-CIO
 Petitioner
 
                                            Case No. 2-CU-30007
 
                    DECISION AND ORDER CLARIFYING UNIT
 
    Upon a petition duly filed with the 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, (AFGE) was certified as the exclusive
 representative for a consolidated unit of all non-professional
 employees, full-time, part-time, and temporary of the Veterans
 Administration.  Essentially, the petition herein seeks to clarify the
 bargaining unit status of approximately 11 employees.  /1/
 
    The Activity contends that the incumbents in the following job
 classifications are supervisors within the meaning of section
 7103(a)(10) of the Statute, /2/ and should be excluded from the unit:
 Medical Administration Specialist, GS-301-09;  Supervisory Medical
 Clerk, GS-679-07;