REPRESENTATION ISSUES; UNIT DETERMINATION/CRITERIA (SEE ALSO WHO IS AN EMPLOYEE?, SECTION 200) – In General/Definition of Appropriate Unit
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1309.01000 – In General/Definition of Appropriate Unit
The Board dismissed petition where requested gardeners and nursery specialists unit was found to be inappropriate, rather, a crafts unit was found approprite; p. 5. The burden is upon the party seeking a unit or units different than the Sweetwater unit configurations; p. 3. Although establishment of a pure Sweetwater operations and support services unit is impossible in this case that does not make Sweetwater and other Board precedent, inapplicable. Not all units approved under Sweetwater look exactly alike; p. 28, proposed dec.