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BLET members ratify contract with Norfolk Southern

Friday, January 30, 2015

Yesterday, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with Norfolk Southern (NS).

BLET to conduct Local Chairman Workshop in March

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The BLET Education and Training Department will conduct a workshop for Local Chairmen from March 22-27, 2015, at the BLET Training Center in Cleveland. The workshop is designed to help Local Chairmen develop and hone the skills necessary to provide better representation to their members.

BLET reaches tentative agreement with Long Island Rail Road

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative contract agreement with the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) governing rates of pay and work rules for approximately 400 locomotive engineers.

2014 BLET Bylaws available online

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

An electronic copy of the 2014 edition of the BLET Bylaws, along with a 9-page matrix listing changes from the 2010 edition, are now available in the Members Area of the Brotherhood’s website.

BLET Division 724 joining SMART Local 979 in fundraiser

Friday, January 16, 2015

BLET Division 724, in conjunction with SMART Local 979, are holding an online fundraiser for the family of a young locomotive engineer who died unexpectedly of a brain aneurysm on January 10, 2015. Division 724 asked the BLET National Division for help in spreading the word about this fundraiser.

Upcoming LM-2 Secretary-Treasurer workshop is full

Friday, January 16, 2015

The BLET Education & Training Department has announced that the upcoming LM-2 Secretary-Treasurer workshop is full. However, a waiting list has been established for those still interested in attending. The class is slated for February 23-27 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

BLET to conduct LM-2 Secretary-Treasurer Workshop

Thursday, January 08, 2015

On February 23, 2015, the BLET Education and Training Department will conduct a workshop for all Secretary-Treasurers who file LM-2 reports for their General Committee of Adjustment (GCA), Division or State Legislative Board. The workshop will be held in St. Petersburg, Fla., from February 23-27, 2015.

BLET Advisory Board installed

Friday, January 02, 2015

On January 1, 2015, a new Advisory Board began its four-year term of office for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET). National President Dennis R. Pierce convened the Advisory Board on January 1 to administer the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Oath of Office to all newly elected Officers. The BLET National Division term of office began on January 1, 2015, and runs through December 31, 2018.

BLET members ratify Letter of Agreement with BNSF

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

By a 93 percent majority, BLET members have ratified a Letter of Agreement with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway that provides for a 3 percent General Wage Increase (GWI) effective January 1, 2015.

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