Article One — Recognition-The Collective Bargaining Unit

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  1. The Employer recognizes the Union as the exclusive collective bargaining representative of all Registered Nurses in the unit certified by the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") in NLRB Case No. 29-RC-7872 to wit:
    Unit: Included: All full-time and regular part-time Registered Nurses, including per diem Registered Nurses, employed by the Employer at its 375 Seguine Avenue, Staten Island, New York facility.

    Excluded: All discharge planners, utilization review coordinators, managerial employees, guards and supervisors as defined in the Act, and all other employees.
  2. Whenever the word "Employee" or "Registered Nurse" is used in this Agreement, it shall be deemed to mean the Employees in the Bargaining Unit covered by this Agreement, as defined in Article 1, Section 1,, hereof, but shall not be deemed to apply to epidemiologists.
  3. Part-time Employees who work .4 or more shall receive paid time off in proportion to the number of hours that they are regularly scheduled to work. Health benefits for part-time Employees are set forth in Article 14.

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