|NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD|
|Washington, D.C. 20572
September 30, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD
Contact: NMB Public Information Line -- (202) 692-5050
Re: Wilder Joins NMB’s Review Committee
Washington, D.C. – On September 11, 2009, the National Mediation Board announced the formation of an independent, blue-ribbon Dunlop Committee Reports Review Committee (Dunlop II Committee) to examine the internal functions, policies and procedures of the NMB and the recommendations of the Dunlop Commission of the 1990s.
The NMB is pleased to announce that Roland Wilder has agreed to serve as an Advisor to the Committee. Mr. Wilder is a Senior Member of Baptiste & Wilder, P.C., which includes an active practice in Labor Relations under the Railway Labor Act.
Other participants on the Dunlop II Committee include:
Robert DeLucia, Airline Industrial Relations Conference
Joshua Javits, Dispute Resolution Services
Committee AdvisorsDennis Boston, Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Clare Burt, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA
Jerrold Glass, F & H Solutions Group
Claude Sullivan, Ford and Harrison
Mr. Javits, a former NMB Board Member and a professional mediator, facilitator, and arbitrator, has agreed to serve as the facilitator for the new committee.
Coordination with the Committee will be handled by Mr. Daniel Rainey, NMB Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
The National Mediation Board
The NMB is an independent federal agency, established by the 1934 amendments to the Railway Labor Act (RLA). The Agency's services and integrated dispute-resolution processes for labor-management relations enable the National Mediation Board to promote harmonious labor relations in the railroad and airline industries. These processes include Mediation, Arbitration, Representation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution programs.
For further information, please refer to the agency's website at www.nmb.gov.
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