Leonard And Baker Stove Company And International Molders And Foundiry Workers Union Of North America (afl) Local No. 39, 99 (1943)
In the Matter of LEONARD AND BAKER STOVE COMPANY and INTERNATIONAL MOLDERS AND FOUNDIRY WORKERS UNION OF NORTH AMERICA (AFL) LOCAL No. 39 Case No. 1-R-1584.-Decided October 26, 1943 Mr. J. J. Brady, of Taunton, Mass., and Mr. George Grosser, of Kalamazoo, Mich., for the Company.Mr. E. F. Kennedy, of Taunton, Mass., and Mr. James P. Powers, of Everett, Mass., for the Molders. Mr. S. J. Zehala, of Uniontown, Pa., and Mr. J. A. Rusiecki, of Taunton, Mass., for the Brotherhood. Mr. Jack Mantel, of counsel to the Board. DECISION AND DIRECTION OF ELECTION STATEMENT OF THE CASE Upon an amended petition duly filed by International Molders and Foundry Workers Union of North America (AFL) Local No. 39, herein called the Molders, alleging that a question affecting commerce had arisen concerning the representation of employees of Leonard and Baker Stove Company, Taunton, Massachusetts, herein called the Company, the National Labor Relations Board provided for an appropriate hearing upon due notice before Robert E. Greene, Trial Examiner. Said hearing was held at.Taunton, Massachusetts, on October 4, 1943. At the commntenieji,'o., feayi g., the Trial Examiner granted a motion, o'f:*n'tienational Br itcaod of Foundry Employees, herei4' 1he'd the Brotherhood, to nti'ae. The Company, the Moldesý-,.?nd the Brotherhood appeared andJ'aticipated. All parties were aff(rdd:ffa opp~O~. y'i heard, to examine and cross-examine withesgses anaf'o'irittidue' 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 Leonard and Baker Stove Company is a Massachusetts corporation with its principal place of business in Taunton, Massachusetts, where it is engaged in the manufacture of iron stoves. During the first 6 months of 1943 the raw materials purchased by the Company were valued at approximately $123,000, of which approximately $22,000 worth was shipped to the Company from points outside the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. During the same period, the total sales of the Company amounted to approximately $315,000, of which approximately $172,000 worth was shipped to points outside the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Company admits that it is engaged in commerce within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act....
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