THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
The President announced today that he has established, effective November 16, 1996, Presidential Emergency Board No. 232, to investigate and make recommendations for settlement of the current dispute between the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and certain of its employees represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
The President, by Executive Order, established the Emergency Board at the request of SEPTA.
The President appointed Arnold Zack of Boston, Massachusetts to be Chairman of the Board and Roberta Golick of Sudbury, Massachusetts and Shyam Das of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as members.
The Emergency Board will report its findings and recommendations for settlement to the President in sixty days.