White House Statement on the Report of Presidential Emergency Board No. 214 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Presidential Emergency Board No. 214 has submitted its report to the President concerning a dispute between the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) and the Transportation Communications Union-Carmen Division (TCU-Carmen).
three-member board was established effective
a formal hearing, informal meetings with the parties, and review of the written
submissions, the emergency board made the following recommendations for
settlement of the disputes between the parties. The board suggested that the
parties follow the wage pattern accepted by five other unions on PATH: the
United Transportation Union, the Transport Workers Union, the International
Brotherhood of Teamsters, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers,
and the American Railway Supervisors Association (a division of the TCU).
Essentially the same wage pattern has been accepted by most unions representing
rail employees on other commuter lines in the