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BLET to host Local Chairman class in April 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The BLET Education and Training Department will conduct a class for Local Chairmen from April 17-22, 2016, at the new BLET National Division headquarters and Training Center in Independence, Ohio. This class is designed to help Local Chairmen develop and hone the skills necessary to provide the best representation possible to our members.

RRB announces dates of Spring 2016 Pre-Retirement Seminars

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has announced the dates and locations of the agency’s spring 2016 Pre-Retirement Seminars.

BLET to host Secretary-Treasurer class in April 2016

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The BLET Education and Training Department will conduct a class for Secretary-Treasurers from April 10-14, 2016, at the new Training Center at BLET National Division headquarters in Independence, Ohio.

RRB announces dates for March-June 2016 informational conferences

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has announced a schedule of dates for the agency’s spring 2016 informational conferences.

BLET petitions FRA for immediate halt to LEADER, Trip Optimizer technology

Friday, February 05, 2016

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has asked the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for an emergency order that would immediately prohibit the carrier-mandated use of Locomotive Engineer Assist/Display & Event Recorder (LEADER) and Trip Optimizer technologies.

New Jersey Transit unions continue to negotiate as strike date looms

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Talks between the 11 unions in the NJT Rail Labor Coalition and negotiators from New Jersey Transit continued today, but no agreement was reached. Both sides pledged to continue negotiating.

2016 BLET Scholarship Directory

Friday, January 29, 2016

Each year, the BLET National Division compiles a list of scholarship opportunities available to the children of BLET members. Numerous financial aid opportunities are published here in the 2016 BLET Scholarship Directory.

Weick reelected to 2nd term as Chairman of North Dakota State Legislative Board

Monday, January 25, 2016

Brother Charles D. Weick was reelected by acclamation to his second term as Chairman of the BLET’s North Dakota State Legislative Board during its quadrennial meeting in Bismarck, N.D., January 11-13, 2016.

Teamsters offer disaster relief assistance in Mississippi

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Teamsters Disaster Relief Fund is offering assistance to members living in Mississippi after severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding caused major damage to homes and property from December 23-28, 2015.

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