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NLRB Region Issues Micro Union Decision in Bergdorf Goodman

NLRB Region Issues Micro Union Decision in Bergdorf Goodman

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UNITED
STATES
OF
AMERICA
BEFORE
THE
NATIONAL
LABOR
RELATIONS
BOARD
REGION
2
THE
NEIMAN
MARCUS
GROUP,
INC.,
d/b/a
BERGDORF
GOODMAN
Employer
and
Case
No.
02-RC-076954
LOCAL
1102
RETAIL,
WHOLESALE
DEPARTMENT
STORE
UNION
Petitioner
DECISION
AND
DIRECTION
OF
ELECTION
Under
a
petition
filed
under
Section
9(c)
of
the
National
Labor
Relations
Act,
as
amended,
a
hearing
was
held
before a hearing
off
icer
of
the
National
Labor
Relations
Board.
Pursuant
to
the
provisions
of
Section
3(b)
of
the
National
Labor
Relations
Act,
the
Board
hasdelegated
its
authority
in
this
proceeding
to
the
RegionalDirector, Region
2.
Upon
the
entire
record
in
this
consolidatedproceeding,
as
well
as
the
briefs
filed
by
the
Petitioner
andthe
Employer
after
the
closing
of
the
record,
it
is
found
that:
1
The
HearingOfficer's
rulings
are
free
from
prejudicial
error
and arehereby
aff
irmed.
2.
The
parties
stipulated,
and
I
find,
thatThe
NeimanMarcus
Group,
Inc.
d/b/a
Bergdorf
Goodman,
herein
the
Employer,
a
Delaware corporation,
is
engaged
in
operating
retail
department
stores
throughout
the
United
States.
During
the
past
twelve
 
months,the
Employer
has
derived
income
from
the
sale
of
products
in
excess
of
$500,000,
and
has
purchased
and
received
at
its
New
York City
storegoodsvalued
in
excess
of
$5,000
from
sources
and suppliers
located
outside the
State
of
New
York,
The
Employer
is
engaged
in
commerce
within
the
meaning
of
Section
2(2),
(6),
and
(7)
of
the
Act.
Based
upon
the
record,
and the
stipulation
of
the parties,
I
find
that the
Employer
is
engaged
in
commerce
within
the
meaning
of
the
Act,
and
it
will
effectuate the
purposes
of
the
Act
to
assert
jurisdiction
herein.
3.
Theparties
stipulated
that
Local
1102,
Retail,
Wholesale,DepartmentStore
Union,
is
a
labor
organization
within
the
meaning
of
Section
2(5)
of
the
Act.
Accordingly,
based
upon
the
stipulation
of
the parties,the
record
establishes,
and
I
find,
that
the
petitioner
is
a
labor
organization
within
the
meaning
of
Section
2(5)
of
the
Act.
4.
A
question
affecting
commerceexists
concerning
the representation
of
certain
employees
of
the
Employer
within
the
meaning
of
Section
9(c)
of
the
Act.
5.
Petitioner
seeks
to
represent
all
full-time
and
regular
part-time
women's
shoesassociates
in
the
2nd
Floor
Designer
Shoes
Departmentand
in
the
5th
Floor
Contemporary
Shoes
Department
employed
in
the
Employer's
retail
store
located
at
754
Fifth
Avenue,
New
York,
NY,
and
excluding
all
other employees,
office
clerical
employees, guards
and supervisors
as
defined
by
the
Act.
The
Employer,on
the
contrary,
asserts
that the smallestappropriate
unit
mustbe
comprised
of
a
store-wide
unit,
or
in
the
alternative,
all
selling
associates
in
thestore.
For
the
reasons set
forth
herein,
I
find
thatthe
petitioned-for
unit
is
an
appropriate
unit
for
collective
bargaining,
and the
Employer
has
not
establishedthat
2
 
employees
in
a
store-wide
unit
or
in
a
unit
of
all
sales
associates
have an
overwhelmingcommunity
of
interest
with
the
petitioned-for
employees.
.
OVERVIEW
OF
OPERATIONS
The
Employer
is
a
luxury
retailer
located
on
Fifth
Avenue
in
Manhattan.
Its
operation
consists
of
a
Women'sstoreat 754
Fifth
Avenue,
and
a
Men's
store,
which
is
located
at
745
Fifth
Avenue.The Employer's
corporate
headquarters
is
located
in
Dallas,
Texas.
Bill
Brobston
is
senior
vice
presidentand general
manager
with
responsibility
for
both
the
Men's
andWomen'sstore
locations.Brobstonreportsto
Neva
Hall,
executive
vice
presidentover
specialty
retail.
Hall
works
in
thecorporate
headquarters.
At
the
Manhattan
stores,
there
is
a
vice
president
of
operations,
who
covers
support
associates'
employed
at
both
store
locations
and
reports
to
Brobston.Nelson
Liriano,
who
responsible
for
the
Men's
store,
DianeKruger,
who
responsible
for
fine
apparel
on2,
designersportswear
on
3,
fine
apparel
on
4,
contemporary
ready
to
wear
clothing
on
5,
contemporary
shoes
on
5,
sportswear
on
6,
lingerie/coats/swimwear
on
6,
bridalgown
salon
on
7,
and
Anne
Marie
Seuff,
who
is
responsible
for
cosmetics
and
sunglasses
on
1,
precious
jewelryon
1,
designer
jewelryon
1,
handbags
and
accessories
on
1,
shoe
salon
on
2,
decorative
home
on
7,
and
the
children's
department
on
7,
are
directors
of
sales.
All
three
directors
of
sales
report
directly
to
Brobston.Each
floor
has a manager
who
reports
to
one
of
the
directors
and
various
department
managers
who
reportto
a
floor
manager.
John
Marazio
is Vice
President
of
Human
Resources.
Bob
Gassensmith,
Director
of
Human
Resources
for
theWomen'sand
Men's
stores,
reports
to Marazio.Job
classification
of
support
associate
is
discussed
infra.
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