REPRESENTATION ISSUES; UNIT DETERMINATION/CRITERIA (SEE ALSO WHO IS AN EMPLOYEE?, SECTION 200) – Community of Interest
Single Topic for Decision 0839E
Full Decision Text (click on the link to view): Full Text
1309.03000 – Community of Interest
Due to the similarity in job duties and terms and conditions of employment, substitute and full-time bus drivers share a community of interest that is not negated by differences that have arisen during the period that the substitutes have been excluded from the unit; such differences are amenable to resolution through the negotiations process; p. 2; pp. 8-12, proposed dec. Substitutes who work a substantial number of hours per week, and often work five days a week, are not "casual" employees with a sporadic or intermittent relationship to the employer that would preclude sufficient community of interest with regular employees; pp. 12-13, proposed dec.