No SEPTA Deal Yet, But Strike Is Not ImminentBoth sides met Monday. SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams calls meeting "productive" and Steve Bruno, Vice President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers says it was "fairly decent."
Presidential Board Hearings In Septa Regional Rails’ Labor Dispute Continue TodayThree members of the panel are on a 30-day mission to hear testimony from locomotive engineers and electrical workers, as well as SEPTA labor relations staff, and deliver a report with recommendations to the President by July 14th.
SEPTA Regional Rail Riders Breathe Sigh Of Relief As Work Week BeginsSEPTA’s regional rails were back in business for the Monday morning commute, thanks to a presidential executive order that derailed a strike by some 400 locomotive engineers and electricians.
Presidential Emergency Board Schedules Hearings In SEPTA Labor DisputeSEPTA announced Sunday that hearings on the labor dispute will take place next week before an emergency board, established by President Barrack Obama.
Governor Corbett Requests Presidential Emergency Board In SEPTA Rail StrikePennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the SEPTA transit strike.
2 Unions Authorize Strikes Against SEPTA Regional RailsThe unions have been working without a contract for four years, and mediation officially failed last month, triggering a 30-day cooling-off period.