Joseph Dyson & Sons, Inc. And International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft & Agricultural Implement Workers Of America (cio), 867 (1945)
In the Matter of JOSEPH DYSON & SONs, INc. and INTERNATIONAL UNION, UNITED AUTOMOBILE, AIRCRAFT & AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENT WORKERS OF AMERICA (CIO) Case No. 8-R-1741.-Decided February 03, 1945 Mes8rs. Charles W. Sellers and R. H. McGrath, of Cleveland, Ohio, for the Company.
Mr. Stanley J. Kwiat, of Cleveland, Ohio, for the C. I. 0.
Mr. Anthony Rossman, of Cleveland, Ohio, for the Independent.
Yr. Bernard Goldberg, of counsel to the Board.
DECISION AND DIRECTION OF ELECTION STATEMENT OF THE CASE Upon a petition duly filed by International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft & Agricultural Implement Workers of America (CIO), herein called the C. I. 0., alleging that a question affecting commerce had arisen concerning the representation of employees of Joseph Dyson & Sons, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, herein called the Company, the National Labor Relations Board provided for an appropriate hearing upon due notice before Thomas E. Shroyer, Trial Examiner. Said hearing was held at Cleveland, Ohio, on January 16, 1945.
The Company, the C. I. 0., and Joseph Dyson Victory Club, herein called the Independent, 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. THIE BUSINESS OF THE COM1PANY Joseph Dyson & Sons, Inc., an Ohio corporation, is engaged in the manufacture of products which ultimately go to the armed services.
During the calendar year 1944 the Company's total volume of business exceeded $1,000,000. A substantial portion of the products manufactured and the raw materials purchased was shipped in interstate commerce.
The Company admits that it is engaged in commerce within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act.
THE ORGANIZATIONS INVOLVED International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft & Agricultural Implement Workers of America, affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations, is a labor organization admitting to membership employees of the Company.
Joseph Dyson Victory Club, unaffiliated, is a labor organization admitting to membership employees of the Company.
THE QUESTION CONCERNING REPRESENTATION The Company has refused the C. I. O.'s request...
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