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FRA Administrator Ron Batory addresses BLET Advisory Board, State Legislative Board Chairmen

Monday, March 19, 2018

The BLETís National Association of State Legislative Board Chairmen (NASLBC) kicked off its 43rd annual meeting in New Orleans on March 12, 2018. Ron Batory, the newly-confirmed Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), delivered remarks to the group, with the BLETís Executive Committee and Advisory Board also in attendance.

Potential fraud alert: United Healthcare members receiving scam calls

Thursday, March 15, 2018

It has been brought to our attention that some United Healthcare members have received unsolicited phone calls from Tennessee and Georgia area codes from individuals posing as United Healthcare representatives. These calls have been identified as a scam.

Registration open for BLETís Washington D.C. regional meeting

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Registration is now open for the BLET regional meeting at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., August 13-17, 2018.

Alan Holdcraft reelected BNSF (former ATSF) General Chairman

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

J. Alan Holdcraft was reelected by acclamation to his third term as General Chairman of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (former ATSF) General Committee of Adjustment at the GCAís triennial meeting in San Diego, Calif.

Registration continues for BLET Legislative Representatives training class in July

Monday, March 12, 2018

Classroom slots are still available for the BLET Education & Training Departmentís training class for BLET Division Legislative Representatives, which will be held in Washington, D.C. from July 10-12, 2018.

BLET reaches tentative contract with Connecticut Southern

Monday, March 12, 2018

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a Tentative Agreement with the Connecticut Southern Railroad (CSOR) governing rates of pay, benefits and work rules for operating employees.

California HSR: Successful economies demand effective transportation systems

Friday, March 9, 2018

The following is a statement by Dennis Pierce, President of the Teamsters Rail Conference, regarding the California High Speed Rail Authorityís 2018 Business Plan.

Rail hazmat training for Arizona, Western New Mexico and SE California workers

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is hosting a training session from April 9-13, 2018. Attendance is only open to railroad employees in Arizona, Western New Mexico, and Southeastern California. Training will be held in Winslow, Ariz.

BLET reaches tentative contract with Amtrak

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a Tentative Agreement with Amtrak governing rates of pay, benefits and work rules for approximately 1,400 locomotive engineers.

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