Edgeworth Analysis Cited by Arbitration Board in Decision Regarding Wage Increases for a Railroad Union Contract
Jan 30, 2018
Edgeworth Partner Dr. Jesse David submitted an expert report on behalf of the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad in an arbitration regarding wage increases for employees represented by the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen. Dr. David testified at the arbitration on issues related to wage benchmarking and the appropriate method to assess the comparability of compensation packages offered to various unions in other negotiations. The arbitration board cited Dr. David’s analysis in its decision, awarding wage increases commensurate with the comparability analysis he presented at the hearing.