Volume 12, Number 7 ­ July 1998

C O N T E N T S

 

Page 1
BLE, CSX sign new discipline policy
BLE, Amtrak reach tentative pact

Page 2
Decertification Alert -- BLE victorious over bogus carrier efficiency tests
Election Briefs -- Five BLE General Chairmen elected

Page 3, Legislative Update
Amtrak under fire -- Senate allocates $66 million less than requested by railroad
Wisconsin State Legislative Board elects officers
Arkansas State Legislative Board Chairman Tim Young meets with legislators

Page 4
71st Annual Southeastern Meeting Association convention
Photo Recap

Page 5
71st Annual Southeastern Meeting Association convention
Photo Recap

Page 6, BLE Senior Report
Railroad Retirement Board finances remain strong, according to annual report
Informational conferences planned for September, October

Page 7
Study says locomotive engineers need stress debriefing following collisions
It's WARR on the Union Pacific!
Rail car shortage may force farmers to dump crops
UP seeks to settle two lawsuits

Page 8
BLE Calendar
SWCM deadline coming soon
BLE membership grows for 17th consecutive month
BLE Advisory Board activity report

 

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