REPRESENTATION ISSUES; UNIT DETERMINATION/CRITERIA (SEE ALSO WHO IS AN EMPLOYEE?, SECTION 200) – Community of Interest
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1309.03000 – Community of Interest
Qualifications, job function, compensation, hours of work, fringe benefits, integration of work function, and interchange between employees are relevant in determining community of interest; p. 5. It is appropriate to include indeterminate-time employees in unit of full-time employees where they share a substantial mutual interest in matters subject to meeting and negotiation; pp. 8-9. As student indeterminate-time employees primary focus in on education rather than vocation, Board concludes their interest in bargaining matters is so limited and insubstantial to warrant their exclusion from units; p. 7. Due to divergent employment interests and tenuous employment relationship, students and faculty in summer programs do not have a community interest with regular, full-time career employees; p. 13. Employees in Women's Re-Entry Program should be excluded from units community interest with regular, full-time career employees; p. 13. Employees in Women's Re-Entry Program should be excluded from units Individuals hired less than one year to perform a task do share sufficient community of interest with bargaining unit employees and have a reasonable expectation of employment, and should be included in the units; p. 15.