ON THE LABOR FRONT 3/23/19

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NLRB Report - Petitions Filed-Elections Held 3/22/19

 Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) Federal Holding Company

Case Number:  21-RC-238208

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS & AEROSPACE WORKERS, LODGE 725  

Location:  Bellflower, CA   

Date Filed:  03/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 21, Los Angeles, California   

Status:  Open    

No. of Employees:  3   

Unit Sought:  Included:  All full-time, regular part time, on call Biometric Technicians and  general clerks employed by the employer at its facility located at 17610  Bellflower Blvd, Suite A-110, Bellflower, CA 90706  Excluded: All managers, branch managers, regional managers, cooperate  managers, all other professional employees, guards and supervisors as  defined by the Act.


Senate Apartments, c/o First Service Residential

Case Number:  29-RC-238177

Local 670 RSDSU   

Location:  Brooklyn, NY   

Date Filed:  03/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 29, Brooklyn, New York   

Status:  Open    

No. of Employees:  4   

Unit Sought:  All  full time and regular part-time building service and maintenance  employees, including superintendents and porters, and handyperson  employed at 367-373-387-388-392 and 394 Avenue S. Brooklyn, New York.


All Steel Iron Works, Inc.

Case Number:  13-RC-238167

Iron Workers Regional Shop Local Union No. 853   

Location:  Bedford Park, IL   

Date Filed:  03/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 13, Chicago, Illinois   

Status:  Open    

No. of Employees:  15   

Unit Sought:  Included:   All regular full-time & part-time shop employees engaged in  production & fabrication and all field employees engaged in erection  & Installation.  Excluded:  All Management, Office, Clerical,  Security, Professionals and supervisors as defined in the Act.


Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.

Case Number:  18-RD-238211

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF OPERATING ENGINEERS, LOCAL NO. 139   

Location:  Franksville, WI  

Date Filed:  03/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 18, Minneapolis, Minnesota   

Status:  Open    

No. of Employees:  7   

Unit Sought:  All  full-time and regular part-time mechanics, drivers, and foremen  employed by the Employer at profit center 776 in Franksville, Wisconsin;  excluding all other employees, clerical staff, salespeople, managers,  and guards, and supervisors, as defined in the Act.


National Express/Durham School Services (NEX)

Case Number:  19-RC-238232

General Teamsters Union, Local No. 38   

Location:  Everett, WA   

Date Filed:  03/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 19, Seattle, Washington   

Status:  Open    

No. of Employees:  100   

Unit Sought:  Included:  All Full-Time and Regular Part-Time Bus Drivers and Dispatchers.   Excluded: All Office Clerical Employees, Professional Employees, Bus  Monitors, Drivers in Training, Mechanics, Payroll Clerks, Guards and  Supervisors as defined in the Act.


Summit Academy Community School Parma

Case Number:  08-RC-238183

CCleveland Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff Local 6570 a/w Ohio Federation of Teachers, AFT, AFL-CIO   

Location:  Parma, OH   

Date Filed:  03/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 08, Cleveland, Ohio   

Status:  Open    

No. of Employees:  3   

Unit Sought:  Included:  All full-time and regular part-time non-professional instructional  employees, including: Instructional Assistants. Excluded: All professional employees, Administrative Assistant,  Principal, IEP Coordinator/Behavior Specialist, Food Server, Janitor,  and Sensei, all other managerial employees, administrative employees,  guards,and supervisors as defined in the Act, and all other employees.


Dignity Health dba St. John’s

Case Number:  31-RC-238217

WEINBERG ROGER & ROSENFELD   

Location:  Oxnard, CA   

Date Filed:  03/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 31, Los Angeles, California   

Status:  Open    

No. of Employees:  4   

Unit Sought:  Included:  OR Buyers  Excluded: All other classifications, including but not limited to  guards, managers, confidential employees and supervisors as defined by the Act.     

 

CASES CLOSED


Temple University Hospital, Inc.

Case Number:  04-RC-237636

Temple Allied Professionals/Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals   

Location:  Philadelphia, PA   

Date Filed:  03/14/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 04, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   

Status:  Closed on 03/22/2019   

Reason Closed:  Withdrawal Non-adjusted   

No. of Employees:  13   

Unit Sought:  Included:   All full-time and regular part-time transplant support coordinators  employed by the  Employer at Temple University  Hospital, Inc.  The Petitioner is seeking  a self-determination election to include the petitioned-for-employees  within an existing unit of technical and professional employees already  represented by the Petiti oner.  Excluded:  All registered nurses, physicians, service and maintenance,  skilled maintenance, business office clerical employees, managerial  employees,, guards and supervisors as defined in the Act.



KAY & ASSOCIATES, INC.

Case Number:  21-RC-236478

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 725   

Location:  Camp Pendleton, CA   

Date Filed:  02/22/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 21, Los Angeles, California   

Status:  Closed on 03/22/2019   

Reason Closed:  Certific. of Representative   

No. of Employees:  23   

No. of Eligible Voters:  24   

Certified Representative:  International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 725   

Unit Sought:  Included:   All full time and regular part-time Aircraft Mechanics, and Logs and  Records personal employed by the employer on the MAG-39 h-1 Program,  Building 2378, at their facility in Camp Pendleton, California.  Excluded:  All Guards, Office Clerical and Supervisors as defined in the  Act.

Employer Legal Representative Stuart Newman Seyfarth Shaw LLP 


Keck Hospital of USC

Case Number:  21-RC-236379

NATIONAL UNION OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS (NUHW)   

Location:  Los Angeles, CA   

Date Filed:  02/21/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 21, Los Angeles, California   

Status:  Closed on 03/22/2019   

Reason Closed:  Certific. of Representative   

No. of Employees:  7   

No. of Eligible Voters:  7  

Certified Representative:  NATIONAL UNION OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS (NUHW)   

Unit Sought:  Included:  All full-time, part time, and pier diem service, technical and other  non-professional employees employed by the employer in the Sleep Center  (Sleep Disorder Clinic and Sleep Lab) at 1500 San Pedro St. Los Angeles,  CA 90033  Excluded: All other employees, managers, confidential employees, guards,  physicians, registered Nurses (RNs) already represented employees and  supervisors as defined by the Act.

Employer Legal Representative Jeffrey Bosley, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 


RiverStone Group, Inc.

Case Number:  25-RD-236149

International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 649, AFL-CIO   

Location:  St. Augustine, IL   

Date Filed:  02/19/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 25, Indianapolis, Indiana   

Status:  Closed on 03/22/2019   

Reason Closed:  Certification of Results   

No. of Employees:  4   

No. of Eligible Voters:  4   

Unit Sought:  Included: Operators; Excluded: Superintend, Sales.

Employer Legal Representative Arthur Eggers CALIFF & HARPER PC 


Portwash, Inc.

Case Number:  05-RC-236316

INTERNATIONAL LONGSHOREMEN'S ASSOCIATION, LOCAL 1429, AFL-CIO   

Location:  Baltimore, MD   

Date Filed:  02/19/2019   

Region Assigned:  Region 05, Baltimore, Maryland   

Status:  Closed on 03/22/2019   

Reason Closed:  Certific. of Representative   

No. of Employees:  5   

Unit Sought:  Included:   All regular terminal power washing employees; Excluded:  All other  employees, managers and supervisors as defined in the Act.

Employer Legal Representative Frank Kollman Kollman & Saucier, P.A. 


Audio Visual Services Group, LLC d/b/a PSAV Presentation Services

Case Number:  05-RC-232347

International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, Local 22   

Location:  Lanham, MD   

Date Filed:  12/10/2018   

Region Assigned:  Region 05, Baltimore, Maryland   

Status:  Closed on 03/22/2019   

Reason Closed:  Certific. of Representative   

No. of Employees:  30   

Unit Sought:  Included:  All full time and regular part time riggers, lead riggers, and rigging  supervisors working on job sites in the geographic jurisdiction of IATSE  Local 22 (the greater metropolitan Washington DC area) except for those otherwise covered by a  Collective Bargaining Agreement with Local 22; Excluded: All other  employees, including all guards, supervisors, and office clericals as  defined in the Act.

Employer Legal Representative DAVID SHANKMAN SHANKMAN LEONE, P.A.       

   

   

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