Basca Manufacturing Company, Inc. And Steel Workers Organizing Committee, Local Union No. 2319, Affiliated With The C. I. O., 171 (1941)

Docket Number:R-4269
Party Name:173
 
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In the Matter of BASCA MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. and STEEL WORKERS ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, LOCAL UNION No. 2319, AFFILIATED WITH THE C. I. O.

Case No. R-4269.-Decided April 21, 1941 Investigation and Certification of Representatives: stipulation for certification upon consent election.

Mr. Robert H. Cowdrill and Colonel C. Sawyer, for the Board.

Mr. Kurt Pantzer, of Indianapolis, Ind., for the Company.

Mr. C. E. Whitman, of Indianapolis, Ind., for the Union.

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

DECISION AND CERTIFICATION OF REPRESENTATIVES STATEMENT OF THE CASE On March 14, 1941, Steel Workers Organizing Committee, Local Union No. 2319, affiliated with the C. I. O., herein called the Union, filed with the Regional Director for the Eleventh Region (Indianapolis,

Indiana) a petition alleging that a question affecting commerce had arisen concerning the representation of employees of Basca Manufacturing Company, Inc., herein called the Company, engaged in the manufacture of automobile mufflers at Indianapolis, Indiana, 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 March 20, 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 on due notice. On March 19, 1941 the Company, the Union, the Regional Director, and an attorney for the Board, entered into a 'STIPULATION FOR CERTIFICATION UPON CONSENT ELECTION.'

Pursuant to the stipulation, an election by secret ballot was conducted on March 27, 1941, under the direction and supervision of the Regional Director, among all production and maintenance employees of the Company at its Indianapolis plant, exclusive of clerical and office employees, foremen, and watchmen to determine whether or not said employees desired to be represented by the Union for the purposes of collective bargaining with the Company. On March 31, 1941, the Regional Director issued and duly served upon the parties his Election Report on the ballot. No objections to the conduct of the ballot or the Election Report have been filed by any of the parties.

In his Election Report the Regional Director reported as follows...

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