Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee

Senators Call for Resolution Adopting PEB Recommendations (UPDATED)

A resolution to adopt the Presidential Emergency Board (PEB) No. 250’s recommendations was introduced Sept. 12 by Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) to prevent a “rail worker strike if contract negotiations are not soon resolved.” Update: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) blocked a vote on it, according to a Sept. 14 Bloomberg report.