Cyclone Fence Division, Dekalb Works, American Steel And Wire Company Of New Jersey And Local Union No. 2722, United Steelworkers Of America, Affiliated With The C. I. O., 1403 (1942)
In the Matter of CYCLONE FENCE DIVISION, DEKALB WORKS, AMERICAN STEEL AND WIRE COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY and LOCAL UNION NO. 2722,
UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA, AFFILIATED WITH THE C. I. O.
Case No. R-4229.-September 15, 1942 Investigation and Certification of Representatives: stipulation for certification upon consent election.
Mr. Charles A. Graham, for the Board.
Mr. Paul R. Conaghan, for the Company.
Mr. John J. Brownlee, of Chicago, Ill., for the Union.
Mr. Seymour J. Spelman, of counsel to the Board.
DECISION AND CERTIFICATION OF REPRESENTATIVES STATEMENT OF THE CASE On July 24, 1942, Local Union No. 2722, United Steelworkers of America, affiliated with the C. I. 0., herein called the Union, 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 Cyclone Fence Division, DeKalb Works, American Steel and Wire Company of New Jersey, herein called the Company, engaged in the manufacture of wire screen and hardware cloth at DeKalb, 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 August 12, 1942, the Company, the Union, and the Regional Director entered into a 'STIPULATION FOR CONSENT ELECTION AND CERTIFICATION BY NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.' On August 14, 1942, 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.
Pursuant to the stipulation, an election by secret ballot was conducted on August 19, 1942, under the direction and supervision of the Re gional Director, among all production and maintenance employees at the Company's plant at DeKalb, Illinois, except salaried employees, foremen, assistant foremen, supervisors in charge of any classes of labor, or watchmen, guards, confidential clerical employees regardless of method of compensation (but not excluding other clerical employees on an hourly wage-rate basis), to determine whether or not they desired to be represented by the Union. On August 20, 1942, the Regional Director issued and duly served upon the parties an Election...
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