REPRESENTATION ISSUES; UNIT MODIFICATION – Initial Representation Procedures and Unit Modification
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1310.05000 – Initial Representation Procedures and Unit Modification
Although parties had agreed to exclude classifications from a bargaining unit, stipulation was no longer in effect and the classifications were deemded to be part of the bargaining unit the Board initially placed them. Thus, party requesting unit modification has the burden to demonstrate that one bargaining unit is more appropriate than another bargaining unit; p. 2. To rebut the presumptive validity of the original state unit determination, party must show that its proposed modification is more appropriate; p. 17, proposed dec.