STATE OF MAINE MAINE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD Case No. 94-UD-03 Issued: October 14, 1993 ____________________________________ ) INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EMTs ) & PARAMEDICS/NAGE, AFL-CIO, ) ) Petitioner, ) ) and ) UNIT DETERMINATION ) DECISION YORK VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE ) ASSOCIATION, ) ) Employer. ) ____________________________________) The hearing in the above-styled cause was scheduled to convene at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 1993. The undersigned, four representatives of the employer and a number of paramedic employees employed by the employer in the sought-after unit waited until 2:00 p.m. for Attorney Robert Sullivan, the designated representative of the petitioning International Association of EMTs & Paramedics/NAGE, AFL-CIO. Mr. Sullivan's office indicated on being called that Mr. Sullivan was to have left an appointment in Newton, Massachusetts, at 10:30 a.m. for the Board's 1:00 p.m. hearing. Not wanting to prejudice their right to attempt to organize at any future date, at shortly after 2:00 p.m., the paramedics in attendance at the hearing requested that the petition be withdrawn. No contact with Mr. Sullivan was made prior to this request for withdrawal of the petition. Accordingly, the petition is hereby dismissed without prejudice to refiling in accordance with the Board's Unit Determination Rules. Dated at Augusta, Maine, this 14th day of October, 1993. /s/_____________________________ M. Wayne Jacobs Designated Hearing Examiner The parties are hereby advised of their right, pursuant to 26 M.R.S.A. 968(4) (Supp. 1992), to appeal this Order to the Maine Labor Relations Board. To initiate such an appeal, the party seeking appellate review must file a notice of appeal with the Board within fifteen (15) days of the date of the issuance of this report. See Rules 1.12 and 7.03 of the Board's Rules and Procedures for full requirements.