In the Matter of the
REPRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEES
28 NMB No. 11
CASE NO. R-6767
November 6, 2000
The services of the National Mediation Board were invoked by the Association of Flight Attendants on August 11, 2000, to investigate and determine who may represent for the purposes of the Railway Labor Act, as provided by Section 2, Ninth, thereof, personnel described as "Flight Attendants," employees of Spirit Airlines, Inc.
At the time this application was received, these employees were not represented by any organization or individual.
The Board assigned Investigators Sean J. Rogers and John Livingood to investigate.
The investigation disclosed that a dispute existed among the craft or class of Flight Attendants, and by direction of the Board, the Investigator was instructed to conduct an election by secret ballot to determine the employees' representation choice.
The following is the result of the election as reported by Investigator Livingood who was assigned to count the ballots in this case.
|Number of Employees Voting:|
|Void Ballots||AFA||Number of Employees Eligible|
The National Mediation Board further finds that the Carrier and employees in this case are, respectively, a Carrier and employees within the meaning of the Railway Labor Act, as amended; that this Board has jurisdiction over the dispute involved herein; and that the interested parties, as well as the Carrier, were given due notice of the Board's investigation.
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Section 2, Ninth, of the Railway Labor Act, as amended, and based upon its investigation pursuant thereto, the National Mediation Board certifies that the Association of Flight Attendants has been duly designated and authorized to represent for the purposes of the Railway Labor Act, as amended, the craft or class of Flight Attendants, employees of Spirit Airlines, Inc., its successors and assigns.
By direction of the NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD.
Stephen E. Crable
Chief of Staff