1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Ballots mailed in tentative BLET-Indiana Rail Road agreement

CLEVELAND, December 4 — The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative contract agreement with the Indiana Rail Road (INRD), BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce announced today. Ballots were mailed on November 29 to active members of the BLET employed by INDR who are eligible to vote in the ratification of this agreement.

Ballots must be received in the Office of the National Secretary-Treasurer no later than 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Friday, January 4, 2013. The tentative agreement governs rates of pay and work rules for over 70 members in the train operator craft.

Members who are eligible and have not received a ratification packet by Thursday, December 6 should call the National Division at (216) 241-2630, extension 222. When connected with the extension, please leave the following information:

• your name, address and phone number;
• your date of birth; and
• your Social Security number.

E-mail requests for ballots will not be accepted because personal information is required to verify eligibility before a ballot can be issued.

Founded in 1986, the Indianapolis-based Indiana Rail Road is a privately-held, 500-mile railroad based in Indianapolis. The company hauls the equivalent of more than 800,000 truckloads of consumer, industrial and energy products each year. It services Indiana and central Illinois with gateways to Chicago and Louisville.

President Pierce urged all eligible members to participate in the ratification process. “All members at the Indiana Rail Road who are eligible to vote have a responsibility to study the contract proposal and become educated on the issues,” he said. “Union membership is not a spectator sport and these Brothers and Sisters have a duty to cast their vote.”

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
bentley@ble-t.org

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2015 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
RRB announces Spring 2015 dates for informational conferences and new pre-retirement seminars
U.S. Class I workforce widened again in December 2014
CN rejects TCRC's request for longer conciliation with locomotive engineers
Kansas City Southern reports record fourth quarter and full year 2014 results
Union Pacific profit jumps 22 percent, but delays still a concern
Union Pacific 4Q 2014 coal revenues up 9 percent on utility demand
CP Rail slashes oil volume forecast as crude shipments slow
Rail tank car orders threatened by U.S. crude's collapse
Shuster: 'Common ground' exists on infrastructure legislation
Cuomo: Raise oil train charges
Canadian Pacific sticks to 2018 profit goal amid crude oil rout
AAR: Railroads report 1 percent decline in combined traffic compared to 2014 for week ending January 17
$242 billion high-speed Beijing-Moscow rail link approved
Grain shippers to benefit from rail investment
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers called to study proposed BNSF line in Wisconsin
Man pleads guilty to stealing locomotives, crashing one into BNSF train
Railroad Retirement spouse benefits

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe