Establishing an Emergency Board To Investigate Disputes Between the Long Island Rail Road Company and Certain of Its Employees Represented by Certain Labor Organizations, 70843-70844 [X13-11126]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Presidential Documents 70843 Presidential Documents Executive Order 13654 of November 21, 2013 Establishing an Emergency Board To Investigate Disputes Between the Long Island Rail Road Company and Certain of Its Employees Represented by Certain Labor Organizations Disputes exist between the Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR) and certain of its employees represented by certain labor organizations. The labor organizations involved in these disputes are designated on the attached list, which is made part of this order. The disputes heretofore have not been adjusted under the provisions of the Railway Labor Act, as amended, 45 U.S.C. 151–188 (RLA). A party empowered by the RLA has requested that the President establish an emergency board pursuant to section 9A of the RLA (45 U.S.C. 159a). Section 9A(c) of the RLA provides that the President, upon such request, shall appoint an emergency board to investigate and report on the disputes. NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 9A of the RLA, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment of Emergency Board (Board). There is established, effective 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on November 22, 2013, a Board of three members to be appointed by the President to investigate and report on these disputes. No member shall be pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization of railroad employees or any carrier. The Board shall perform its functions subject to the availability of funds. Sec. 2. Report. The Board shall report to the President with respect to the disputes within 30 days of its creation. Sec. 3. Maintaining Conditions. As provided by section 9A(c) of the RLA, for 120 days from the date of the creation of the Board, no change in the conditions out of which the disputes arose shall be made by the parties to the controversy, except by agreement of the parties. maindgalligan on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES Sec. 4. Records Maintenance. The records and files of the Board are records of the Office of the President and upon the Board’s termination shall be maintained in the physical custody of the National Mediation Board. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:57 Nov 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\26NOE0.SGM 26NOE0 70844 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Presidential Documents Sec. 5. Expiration. The Board shall terminate upon the submission of the report provided for in section 2 of this order. THE WHITE HOUSE, November 21, 2013. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:57 Nov 25, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\26NOE0.SGM 26NOE0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> maindgalligan on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES Billing code 3295–F4–P

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 26, 2013)]
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Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / 
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                Executive Order 13654 of November 21, 2013

                
Establishing an Emergency Board To Investigate 
                Disputes Between the Long Island Rail Road Company and 
                Certain of Its Employees Represented by Certain Labor 
                Organizations

                Disputes exist between the Long Island Rail Road 
                Company (LIRR) and certain of its employees represented 
                by certain labor organizations. The labor organizations 
                involved in these disputes are designated on the 
                attached list, which is made part of this order.

                The disputes heretofore have not been adjusted under 
                the provisions of the Railway Labor Act, as amended, 45 
                U.S.C. 151-188 (RLA).

                A party empowered by the RLA has requested that the 
                President establish an emergency board pursuant to 
                section 9A of the RLA (45 U.S.C. 159a).

                Section 9A(c) of the RLA provides that the President, 
                upon such request, shall appoint an emergency board to 
                investigate and report on the disputes.

                NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested in me as 
                President by the Constitution and the laws of the 
                United States, including section 9A of the RLA, it is 
                hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Establishment of Emergency Board (Board). 
                There is established, effective 12:01 a.m. eastern 
                standard time on November 22, 2013, a Board of three 
                members to be appointed by the President to investigate 
                and report on these disputes. No member shall be 
                pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization 
                of railroad employees or any carrier. The Board shall 
                perform its functions subject to the availability of 
                funds.

                Sec. 2. Report. The Board shall report to the President 
                with respect to the disputes within 30 days of its 
                creation.

                Sec. 3. Maintaining Conditions. As provided by section 
                9A(c) of the RLA, for 120 days from the date of the 
                creation of the Board, no change in the conditions out 
                of which the disputes arose shall be made by the 
                parties to the controversy, except by agreement of the 
                parties.

                Sec. 4. Records Maintenance. The records and files of 
                the Board are records of the Office of the President 
                and upon the Board's termination shall be maintained in 
                the physical custody of the National Mediation Board.

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                Sec. 5. Expiration. The Board shall terminate upon the 
                submission of the report provided for in section 2 of 
                this order.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    November 21, 2013.

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