Ronnie Rhodes reelected to third term as UP-Central General Chairman
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Ronnie E. Rhodes was reelected by acclamation to his third full term as General Chairman at the Union Pacific-Central Regional General Committee of Adjustment’s quadrennial meeting in New Orleans, La., October 8-9, 2019. All other officers of the GCA were also elected by acclamation.
Rich reelected Tennessee SLB Chairman
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Jeff B. Rich of BLET Division 129 (Nashville, Tenn.) was elected by acclamation to his first full term as Chairman of the Tennessee State Legislative Board at the Board’s quadrennial meeting in Nashville, Tenn., October 4-5, 2019.
Open enrollment underway for 2020 Health FSA
Friday, October 4, 2019
Open enrollment for the Health Flexible Spending Account Plan (FSA) 2020 benefit year runs from October 1 through October 31, 2019. Members must enroll in the Health FSA every year — FSA enrollment is not automatic each year so interested members should act soon so they do not miss out on enrollment for the 2020 Plan Year.
Important open enrollment announcement for Medicare-eligible BLET members and retirees
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
If you are a BLET member, retiree, spouse or dependent, and entitled to Medicare Part A and/or enrolled in Medicare Part B, you are eligible for the TEAMStar Retiree Health Program and TEAMStar Part D Prescription Drug Program (PDP). You are eligible for these programs during the open enrollment period regardless of your health history or the drugs you are currently taking.
BLET reaches tentative agreement with Delaware & Hudson
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative agreement with the Delaware & Hudson Railway (D&H). Ballots have been mailed to active members of the BLET employed by the D&H who are eligible to vote in the ratification of this agreement.
BLET reaches tentative agreement with Louisville & Indiana
Friday, September 27, 2019
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative agreement with the Louisville & Indiana Railroad (LIRC). Ballots were mailed today to active members of the BLET employed by LIRC who are eligible to vote in the ratification of this agreement.
BLET reaches tentative agreement with TASI for Caltrain engineers
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative agreement with Transit America Services Inc. (TASI). Ballots were mailed today to active members of the BLET employed by TASI who are eligible to vote in the ratification of this agreement.
BLET establishes new Short Line Department
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Following through on actions taken by delegates to the BLET’s Fourth National Convention in 2018, BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce has authorized the creation of a Short Line Department at the National Division level.
RRB asking all railroaders to complete online technology survey
Friday, September 13, 2019
The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is asking all active and retired railroaders to complete an online survey to help drive its future strategic plans regarding online offerings.
In the Line of Duty: Bruce A. Dominique Jr.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Brother Bruce A. Dominique Jr., a member of BLET Division 219 in Shreveport, Louisiana, was killed in a railroad accident on September 6, 2019. He was 36 years old.
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