Cords, Ltd. And United Rubber Workers 6( America, C. I. O., 1347 (1946)

Docket Number:8-R-6077
Party Name:1349


Case No. 8-R-6077.-Decided February 1, 1946 Foley and Francis, Esqs., by Mr. John J. Francis, of Newark, N. J., for the Company.

Rothbard, Harris, and Oxaeld, Esqs., by Messrs. Samuel L. Rothbard and 0. H. Bosley, of Newark, N. J., for the C. I. O.

Dunn and Bannon, Esqs., by Mr. Joseph P. Dunn, of Newark, N. J., and Mr. John L. Sagui, of Jersey City, N. J., for the IBEW.

Mr. Harry R. Ehrlich, of counsel to the Board.

DECISION AND DIRECTION OF ELECTION STATEMENT OF THE CASE Upon a petition duly filed by United Rubber Workers of America,

  1. I. O., herein called the C. I. O., alleging that a question affecting commerce had arisen concerning the representation of employees of Cords, Ltd., Newark, New Jersey, herein called the Company, the National Labor Relations Board provided for an appropriate hearing upon due notice before Jack Davis, Trial Examiner. The hearing was held at Newark, New Jersey, on January 25, 1946. The Company, the C. I. O., and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local B-1444, A. F. of L., herein called the IBEW, appeared and participated. All parties were afforded full opportunity to be heard, to examine and cross-examine witnesses, and to introduce evidence bearing on the issues. The Trial Examiner's rulings made at the hearing are free from prejudicial error and are hereby affirmed.

All parties were afforded an opportunity to file briefs with the Board.

Upon the entire record in the case, the Board makes the following:

FINDINGS OF FACT I. THE BUSINESS OF THE COMPANY Cords, Ltd., is a New Jersey corporation engaged in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of assembled and rubber cords with its principal office and plants located in Newark, New Jersey. During the past year, the Company purchased approximately $500,000 worth 1347 of raw materials, of which approximately 95 percent was shipped to it from points outside the State of New Jersey. During the same period, the Company manufactured finished products valued in excess of $500,000, of which approximately 95 percent was shipped to points outside the State of New Jersey.

The Company admits that it is engaged in commerce within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act.

  1. THE ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED United Rubber Workers of America, affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations, is a labor organization admitting to membership employees of the Company.


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