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MEDIA ADVISORY - PORT AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER SWEEPING COMPENSATION AND BENEFIT REFORMS

Date: Mar 29, 2012
Press Release Number: 40-2012

Major Announcement Regarding Organization of Public Safety Department to Follow Board Meeting

Port Authority Commissioners today will consider sweeping reforms to non-represented employees’ compensation and benefit packages when it meets at 8:30 a.m. today. The full Board will review the recommended reforms when it convenes for its afternoon session beginning at 1 p.m.

In addition to the anticipated compensation and benefit reforms, the Port Authority will make a major announcement regarding its security operations and Public Safety Department during a press conference following the 1 p.m. public meeting. Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will join the Authority’s leadership in making the announcement.

WHO:
Port Authority Chairman David Samson
Port Authority Vice Chairman Scott Rechler
Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye
Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni
Michael Chertoff, co-founder and managing principal of The Chertoff Group and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

WHAT:
Press conference announcing some of the most significant reforms and changes to the bistate agency in its 90-year history.

WHEN:
Thursday, March 29
8:30 a.m. Committee on Operations considers compensation and benefit reforms
1:00 p.m. Board of Commissioners considers compensation and benefit reforms
1:45 p.m. Press Conference on Reforms and Major Security Announcement

WHERE:
225 Park Avenue South, 15th Floor
New York, N.Y., 10003

The press conference will follow the public session of the Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners' meeting. Credentialed media may attend.

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Steve Coleman and Ron Marsico
212-435-7777