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BLET to host Local Chairman workshop, October 11-16, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

The BLET Education & Training Department, in conjunction with the BLET Arbitration Department, is proud to host a Local Chairman Workshop at the BLET Training Center in Cleveland from October 11 through October 16, 2015.

GTW General Chairman John Karakian elected by acclamation for seventh straight term

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The BLETís Grand Trunk Western (GTW) General Committee of Adjustment reelected General Chairman John M. Karakian by acclamation for a seventh consecutive four-year term at its quadrennial meeting in Port Huron, Mich., the week of August 17, 2015.

New Jersey Transit Coalition Press Release: PEB 248 recommends terms to settle four year dispute

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Presidential Emergency Board 248 has issued its recommendations to settle the four year contract dispute between New Jersey Transit and the Rail Labor Coalition of fourteen unions representing 4,300 union workers.

BLET members ratify new contract with Indiana Southern

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

By an overwhelming majority, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with the Indiana Southern Railroad (ISRR) on June 30, 2015.

BLET opens 75th annual IWC in Denver

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Approximately 230 members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and their families convened here this morning for opening ceremonies of the 75th annual and final International Western Convention (IWC).

Save the date: 2016 BLET regional meetings

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The BLET would like to announce the dates and locations of its 2016 regional meetings: Eastern Regional Meeting-July 11-14 at the Hilton Drake Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, and Western Regional Meeting-August 22-25 at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, California.

Tulsa to host BLET for 80th and final SWCM

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be the host city for members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) attending the 80th annual and final Southwestern Convention Meeting (SWCM) from September 13-17, 2015.

BLET Education & Training Dept. to conduct workshop for Legislative Representatives

Friday, August 07, 2015

The BLET Education & Training Department, in conjunction with the National Legislative Office and the National Association of State Legislative Board Chairmen (NASLBC), will conduct a workshop for BLET Division Legislative Representatives , in Washington, D.C., from October 25-29, 2015.

BLET reaches tentative agreement with Indiana & Ohio Railway

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative agreement with the Indiana & Ohio Railway (I&O) governing rates of pay and work rules for approximately 50 locomotive engineers, conductors and conductor trainees.

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