Mon-Yough Community Mental Health, 1218 (1977)

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Mon-tough Community Mental Health And Mental Retardation Services, Inc. and Northern Area Multi-Service Center of Allegheny County' and Service Employees International Union, Pennsylvania Social Services Union, Local 668, AFL-CIO,

Petitioner. Cases 6-RC-7380 and 6-RC-7381

January 19, 1977 DECISION AND ORDER

BY CHAIRMAN MURPHY AND MEMBERS

JENKINS AND WALTHER

Upon petitions duly filed under Section 9(c) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, a hearing was held before Hearing Officer Matthew M. Franckiewicz.2 Following the hearing and pursuant to Section 102.67 of the National Labor Relations Board's Rules and Regulations, Series 8, as amended, these cases were transferred to the National Labor Relations Board for decision. The named Employers and the Petitioner filed briefs.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 3(b) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, the National Labor Relations Board has delegated its authority in this proceeding to a three-member panel.

The Board has reviewed the Hearing Officer's rulings made at the hearing and finds that they are free from prejudicial error. They are hereby affirmed.

Upon the entire record in this proceeding, the Board finds:

In Case 6-RC-7380, Petitioner seeks to represent approximately 50 employees employed by MonYough Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services, Inc., hereinafter Mon-Yough, who are engaged in the provision of mental health services. Mon-Yough contends that it is exempt from Board jurisdiction. We agree.

Mon-Yough is a nonprofit Pennsylvania corporation which provides therapeutic care and rehabilitation to mentally disabled, mentally retarded, and aged clients in the southeastern part of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Pursuant to Section 301 of Pennsylvania's Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966, which mandates Allegheny County to provide services for the mentally ill and mentally retarded, Allegheny County has entered into succesi The names of the Employers appear as amended at the heanng.

2 Cases 6-RC-7380 and 6-RC-7381 were consolidated for heanng pursuant to Sec 102.72 of the National Labor Relations Board's Rules and Regulations, Series 8, as amended 9 The Allegheny County Institutional District, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, hereinafter ACID, is responsible for the provision of services for elderly and aging persons Pursuant to a Federal grant obtained by ACID and administered through the Department of Public Welfare of the...

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