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THE BUSINESS DIRECTOR SHOULD BE
EXCLUDED AS A MANAGERIAL AND
The Business Director of WBAI is the sole financial officer of the Employer (See
Table of organization, Er. Ex. 1). No one else at the Station has any fiscal responsibilities.
She does all the financial record keeping, reports of income, expenses and prepares financial
statements. (Tr. 57, 58). The Business Director also maintains personnel records and
administers employee entitlements to sick days, vacations, and health benefits. (Tr. 57). In
this, she must interpret the collective bargaining agreement. (Tr. 57). She will supervise
volunteers who come in to help process credit cards of contributors and assist her in filing.
(Tr. 56).The Business Director job description reveals detailed responsibility for business and
fiscal matters including "working directly with the General Manager on all fiscal planning and
business activities." She reports only to the General Manager and to the Pacifica Controller.
(Tr. 151). The job description was used by the ARC in interviewing for the job and the present
Business Director, Ms. Wong, conceded she was furnished with a copy in her interview. (Tr. 140).
As the General Manager testified, the Business Director would be integral to assisting her in
collective bargaining, in costing out proposals, in reviewing various options for health
insurance and formulating bargaining strategy. Yet, because the Business Manager is in the
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