Iowa Malleable Iron Company And United Steelworkers Of America, C. I. 0., 106 (1945)

Docket Number:18-R-l111
Party Name:109


Case No. 18-R-l111.-Decided November 7, 1944 Mr. Roscoe P. Thola, of Fairfield, Iowa, for the Company.

Mr. Frank Singleton, of Keokuk, Iowa, for the C. I. O.

Mr. Douglas J. HIanna, of Davenport, Iowa, for the A. F. of L.

Mr. Sidney Grossman, of counsel to the Board.

DECISION AND DIRECTION OF ELECTION STATEMTENT OF THE CASE Upon an amended petition duly filed by the United Steelworkers of America, C I. 0., herein called the C. I. 0., alleging that a question affecting commerce had arisen concerning the representation of employees of Iowa Malleable Iron Company, Fairfield, Iowa, herein called the Cormpany, the National Labor Relations Board provided for an appropriate hearing upon due notice before William J. Scott,

Trial Examiner. Said hearing was held at Fairfield, Iowa, on October 4, 1944. At the commencement of the hearing, the Trial Examiner granted a motion of the International Molders and Foundry Workers Union of North America, A. F. of L., herein called the A. F. of L., to intervene. The Company, the C. I. O., and the A. F. of L. 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 COPANY The Iowa Malleable Iron Company, an Iowa corporation, with its principal office and factory at Fairfield, Iowa, is engaged in produc 106 ing malleable iron castings. During the 6-month period prior to August 31, 1944, 93 percent of the raw materials purchased by the Company, aggregating $122,109.86, was secured from sources outside the State of Iowa. During the same period, 53 percent of the Company's total sales, amounting to $159,007.10, was shipped to points outside the State of Iowa.

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

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

    International Molders and Foundry Workers Union of North America, affiliated with the...

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