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
On balance, the long, relatively stable negotiating relationship that exists between an incumbent union and the employer, and the added burden to the employer of dealing with an additional unit is not sufficient to overcome the Sweetwater policy in light of the employee's right to select an exclusive representative for an appropriate unit; pp. 7-8.