|NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD|
|Washington, D.C. 20572
March 19, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD
Contact: NMB Public Information Line -- (202) 692-5050
Re: The Soo Line Railroad and BMWED reach Tentative Agreement
Washington, D.C. -- The National Mediation Board (NMB) is pleased to announce that a tentative collective bargaining agreement was reached on March 18, 2009, between the Soo Line Railroad and the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way (BMWED), a division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), representing the craft and class of Maintenance of Way Employees.
Mediation was guided by NMB Mediator Terri Brown.
The agreement is subject union-membership ratification. Specific information regarding the contract or its provisions should be obtained directly from the parties.
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