|NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD|
|Washington, D.C. 20572
November 24, 2004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD
Contact: NMB Public Information Line -- (202) 692-5050
Re: The IC&E Railroad and IBT/BLET Agree to Arbitration
Washington, D.C. -- The National Mediation Board (NMB) is pleased to announce that the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT/BLET) and the Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad (IC&E) have agreed to arbitrate remaining issues to resolve their collective bargaining dispute, thus averting a potential work stoppage.
Mediation was guided by NMB Mediator John Livingood.
Specific information regarding the agreement should be obtained directly from the parties.
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