BLET extends condolences on passing of Elaine L. Ross
Monday, May 02, 2016
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) extends deepest sympathies to Honorary Member Harold A. Ross and staff employee Gregory E. Ross upon the passing of wife and mother Elaine L. Ross.
CSX General Chairman Gary D. Best reelected by acclamation
Friday, April 29, 2016
General Chairman Gary D. Best was reelected by acclamation to a second term of office at the quadrennial meeting of the CSX Eastern Lines General Committee of Adjustment held in Abbeville, S.C., April 24-26, 2016.
RRB announces change in service hours for field offices
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Effective at noon on June 1, 2016, U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) field offices around the country will be closed to the public on Wednesday afternoons. Field office representatives will not be available to assist walk-in customers or to answer the phones during Wednesday afternoons only. All RRB offices will remain open from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays, and during their usual hours of 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the remaining weekdays, except for Federal holidays.
Registration open for BLET’s Chicago regional meeting
Monday, April 25, 2016
Registration is now open for the BLET regional meeting at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, July 11-14, 2016.
Convention Call for Teamsters’ 29th International Convention
Friday, April 22, 2016
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ 29th International Convention will be held at the Paris Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 27-July 1, 2016.
BLET dedicates new National Division headquarters building
Friday, April 15, 2016
Approximately 150 members, officers, dignitaries and guests were in attendance yesterday at a dedication ceremony for the new National Division headquarters building of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) in Independence, Ohio.
John Reynolds reelected to fifth term as CN-WC General Chairman
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Canadian National–Wisconsin Central (CN-WC) General Chairman John W. Reynolds was reelected by acclamation to his fifth term of office at the General Committee’s quadrennial meeting in Green Bay, Wisconsin, March 30-31, 2016.
Register now: BLET offering Local Chairman class June 5-10
Thursday, April 07, 2016
The BLET Education and Training Department will conduct a class for Local Chairmen from June 5 – 10, 2016, at the new BLET National Division headquarters and Training Center in Independence, Ohio. This class is designed to help Local Chairmen develop and hone the skills necessary to provide the best representation possible to our members.
BLET members begin voting on tentative NJ Transit contract
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative agreement with New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) governing rates of pay and work rules for more than 400 locomotive engineers, assistant locomotive engineers and locomotive engineer trainees.
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