Upon the close of a hearing, the hearing officer shall as expeditiously as possible prepare a proposed decision and order which shall include a written analysis of the record and of the arguments of the parties, his findings of fact and his determination upon the issues submitted to him. If he shall determine that an election is to be held, he shall set forth the appropriate unit or units within which such election shall be held and the categories of employees who shall be eligible to vote in such unit or units. The original of such proposed decision and order--together with the petition or petitions, notices of hearing, written motions, rulings or orders, the stenographic report of the hearing, stipulations, exhibits and documentary evidence, affidavits of service, depositions, and briefs or other legal memoranda submitted by the parties--shall constitute the record in the proceedings and shall promptly be forwarded to the director by the hearing officer. The Director shall review the hearing record and proposed order and decision. The decision of the Director shall be final pending any review set forth in Section 15860. A copy of the proposed decision and order shall immediately be served upon each of the parties.
NOTE: Authority and reference cited: Section 54, Labor Code; and Sections 4.4, 13.91, 25052, 28851, 30751, 40122, 50121, 70122, 90300b, 95651, 100301, 101344, 102403, 103401, 120505 and 125521, Public Utilities Code. Additional reference: Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, Section 9, 29 USC Section 159; 29 CFR Sections 102.60-102.72.
1. Amendment filed 7-29-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 31).
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