(1)Who may file:
(a)A petition for certification of a private employee representative may be filed by an employee, group of employees, or any individual or labor organization acting in their behalf, alleging that a substantial number of employees wish to be represented for collective bargaining and that the employer declined to recognize their representative;
(b)Petitions for certification of private employee representative may be filed by a private employer alleging that one or more individuals or labor organizations have presented to it a request to be recognized or continue to be recognized as exclusive representative and that the employer has a good faith doubt as to the continued majority status of the incumbent labor organization based on reasonable objective standards;
(c)A petition for decertification may be filed by an employee or group of employees, alleging that a substantial number of employees no longer want the certified or recognized individual or labor organization to represent them.
(2)Petitions shall be filed in writing with the Board on a form provided by the Board. The Board Agent shall serve a copy of the petition upon the parties disclosed therein.
Rule 115-060-0000 — Representation Petitions,