Unions join forces to fight carrierís implementation of inward cameras
Friday, May 10, 2013
During a meeting with the Presidents of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the SMART Transportation Division on April 24, 2013, Kansas City Southern Railway announced that it intends to install and begin to use inward facing cameras in all of its locomotives over the next few weeks.
Speakers highlight BLETís 150th anniversary celebration in Detroit
Thursday, May 09, 2013
It was a proud day for a proud union yesterday as the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen ó the oldest labor union in North America ó marked its 150th anniversary with ceremonies in the city of Detroit, Mich., where the Organization was founded 150 years ago.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen celebrates 150 years
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Leaders of both railroad labor and industry came together in Detroit today to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen, the oldest railroad labor union in the western world. Presidents of unions and railroads alike received standing ovations from the more than 300 attendees.
Teamsters honor 150 year anniversary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.
U.S. Senators thank BLET members on unionís 150th anniversary
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Seven members of the United States Senate are congratulating the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and its members on the Organizationís 150th anniversary. Included are letters from Senators who lead labor and transportation committees thanking the BLET and its hard-working members for their many contributions to the railroad industry, to the labor movement, and to key workplace safety improvements that benefitted not just railroaders but many workers in other industries all throughout the United States.
Members of U.S. House recognize BLETís 150th anniversary
Monday, May 06, 2013
Seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives have issued congratulatory letters recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.
Illinois Governor declares BLET Day; Three more states, two cities also honor BLETís 150th anniversary
Friday, May 03, 2013
CLEVELAND, May 3 ó Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed a proclamation declaring May 8, 2013, as "Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Day" throughout Illinois in honor of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmenís 150th anniversary. Governor Quinn joined three additional state governments (California, Massachusetts, and Ohio) and two cities (Detroit and Marshall, Mich.) in recognizing North Americaís oldest railroad labor union.