Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co., 1122 (1941)

Docket Number:00-R-02751
 
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In the Matter of ALLIS-CHALMERS MANUFACTURING COMPANY and FARM EQUIPMENT WORKERS ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AFFILIATED

WITH THE C. I. 0.

Case No. R-2751.Decided August 5, 19/.1

Investigation and Certification of Representatives : stipulation for Certification of Representatives upon consent election.

Mr. Stephen M. Reynolds, for the Board.

Mr. W. E. Yunker, for the Company.

Mr. Irving Meyers, for the C. I. O.

Mr. L. G. Pefferle, for the Protective Group.

Mr. William H. Bartley, of counsel to the Board.

DECISION

AND

CERTIFICATION OF REPRESENTATIVES

STATEMENT OF THE CASE

On April 25, 1941, Farm Equipment Workers Organizing Committee, affiliated with the C. I. 0., herein called the C. I. 0., filed with the Regional Director for the Thirteenth Region ( Chicago, Illinois) a petition alleging that a question affecting commerce had arisen concerning the representation of employees of Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Springfield, Illinois, herein called the Company, engaged in the manufacture of farm equipment in Springfield, Illinois, and requesting an investigation and certification of representatives pursuant to Section 9 (c) of the National Labor Relations Act, 49 Stat.

449, herein called the Act. On June 13, 1941, the National Labor Relations Board, herein called the Board, acting pursuant to Section 9 (c) of the Act and Article III, Section 3, of National Labor Relations Board Rules and Regulations-Series 2, as amended, ordered an investigation and authorized the Regional Director to conduct it and to provide for an appropriate hearing upon due notice . On June 25, 1941, the Company, the C. I. 0., the A. C. S. Employees Protective Group, herein called the Protective Group, a labor organization claiming to represent employees 'of the Company, and an attorney for the Board entered into a 'Stipulation for Certification Upon Consent Election.' 33 N L. R. B, No. 192.

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ALLIS-CHALM(E'RS MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1123

Pursuant to the stipulation an election was held on July 3, 1941, under the direction and supervision of the Regional Director among all production and maintenance employees at the Springfield, Illinois, plant, excluding superintendents, assistant superintendents, foremen, assistant foremen, inspectors, time-study men, timekeepers, confidential employees, watchmen, salaried employees, apprentices, office elnployees, hospital attendants, and all probationary employees,' to determine whether or not said employees desired to be represented...

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