5510.0710 CERTIFICATION, REPRESENTATION, AND DECERTIFICATION PETITIONS.
Filing of petition.
A petition for certification, representation, or decertification must include:
the name, address, and phone number of all other employee organizations or exclusive representatives known to have an interest in or claiming to represent any of the employees involved;
a statement regarding whether there is a labor contract in effect and its expiration date;
the type of public employer involved;
the approximate number of employees included in the proposed or previously determined appropriate unit;
the proposed or previously determined appropriate unit description;
a statement indicating that at least 30 percent of the employees in the proposed or previously determined unit support the intent of the petition;
the date the petition is signed; and
the name and title of the person signing the petition.
Showing of interest.
Evidence of a showing of interest in the form of authorization signatures must accompany all petitions. An adequate showing of interest for the conduct of an investigation or hearing shall be authorization signatures from 30 percent or more of the estimated number of employees in the established or proposed appropriate unit. Evidence of a showing of interest may continue to be submitted up to the close of the hearing.