Retired NMB arbitrator Carvatta dies

March 11, 2011

Retired National Mediation Board arbitrator Roy J. Carvatta, known to many UTU general chairpersons, has died in Chicago at age 87.

Carvatta served for many years as the NMB’s director of arbitration services, retiring in 1996.

In an advisory posted by the NMB, it was said, “He seemed to know by name every person he passed on the streets of Chicago, especially the restaurant owners.”