|NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD|
|Washington, D.C. 20572
December 11, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD
Contact: NMB Public Information Line -- (202) 692-5050
Re: MEMBERS NAMED TO METRO-NORTH PEB
Washington, D.C. -- President George W. Bush today announced his intention to appoint the following three Members to Presidential Emergency Board No. 240:
Effective December 7, 2006, President George W. Bush established Emergency Board 240 to investigate a collective bargaining dispute between Metro-North Railroad (Metro-North) and certain of its employees represented by certain labor organizations.
Pursuant to the Railway Labor Act, the Emergency Board will conduct a hearing and make a recommendation for settlement within 30 days of the Presidentís creation of the Board. No work stoppages are permissible for the 120 days following the date of the creation of the Emergency Board.
To add [or delete] your name or others in your organization to the NMB Email List for Press Releases, send name, organization, email address, and business telephone number to PDO@NMB.GOV.
|Press Release Menu|