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Important notice regarding Form 1095-B for those covered by the GA-23000 Plan

Friday, January 17, 2020

Due to a change in IRS requirements, most of those covered by The Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan (GA-23000) members will no longer automatically receive a paper copy of the Form 1095-B. Members living in states that still require reporting of health coverage (e.g. New Jersey) will still automatically receive a paper copy of the Form 1095-B for state filing tax purposes.

Deadline is March 2 for 2020 Hoffa scholarship program

Friday, January 17, 2020

As a reminder, applications are due by March 2, 2020, for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund. The program offers college and vocational scholarships for the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamsters. The application process can be time consuming, so BLET members and their eligible dependents are encouraged to get started as soon as possible.

BLET to conduct Legislative Representatives class in March 2020

Friday, December 20, 2019

The BLET Education & Training Department, in conjunction with the National Legislative Office, will conduct a class for BLET Division Legislative Representatives in Washington, D.C., from March 23-26, 2020.

BLET to host Secretary-Treasurer class in February 2020

Friday, December 20, 2019

The BLET Education and Training Department will conduct a training class for Secretary-Treasurers from February 23-28, 2020, at the BLET National Division headquarters in Independence, Ohio.

BLET members ratify new contract with Indiana Rail Road

Thursday, December 19, 2019

By a 5-to-1 majority, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with the Indiana Rail Road (INRD).

BLET to hold ST training class for LM-2 filers

Thursday, December 19, 2019

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. This workshop will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from March 10-13, 2020.

BLET reaches tentative agreement with Pacific Harbor Line

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative agreement with Pacific Harbor Line (PHL). Ballots were mailed today to active members of the BLET employed by PHL who are eligible to vote in the ratification of this agreement.

Brown reelected General Chairman of BNSF (former C&S, CRI&P, FWD) GCA

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Bobby J. Brown was reelected by acclamation to his third term as General Chairman of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (former C&S, CRI&P, FW&D) General Committee of Adjustment at its quadrennial meeting in Amarillo, Texas, October 14-16, 2019.

BLET reaches tentative agreement with Keolis (Boston) for locomotive engineers

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative agreement with Keolis Commuter Services (Boston) for locomotive engineers. Ballots have been mailed to active members of the BLET employed by Keolis who are eligible to vote in the ratification of this agreement.

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