Creating a mediation board, Obama forces Philadelphia's commuter rail workers back on job

  • by: MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 14, 2014 - 8:20 PM

PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama on Saturday forced union workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job, granting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the contract dispute.

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