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Open Enrollment for the BLET Short Term Disability On-The-Job (Part B) Coverage

Monday, July 16, 2018

Open Enrollment for the BLET’s Short Term Disability On-The-Job (Part B) insurance has started and will end on July 31, 2018. Those who enroll will have their coverage take effect on August 1, 2018.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen asks President Trump to intervene in Laredo

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

As part of its continuing fight to save American jobs on the Texas border, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has asked President Donald J. Trump to help the union in its struggle to preserve the jobs of BLET members who work for the Texas Mexican Railway (Tex Mex). On July 9, Tex Mex unilaterally replaced U.S. citizen crewmembers with Mexican train crews between Laredo Yard and the International Bridge, more than 9 miles away.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen continues fight to save American jobs on the Texas border

Monday, July 9, 2018

On Friday afternoon, July 6, U.S. District Court Judge Diana Saldaña blocked a strike by members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) employed by the Texas Mexican Railway (Tex Mex), which was scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. on July 9, by granting a Preliminary Injunction that had been requested by Tex Mex and its multi-national corporate parent, Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR).

Deadline for hotel reservations is July 7 for BLET’s Washington D.C. regional meeting

Monday, July 2, 2018

With the deadline for room reservations less than a week away, BLET members and guests are encouraged to register as soon as possible for the BLET’s regional meeting in Washington, D.C.. It will be held August 13-17, 2018, at the Capital Hilton (1001 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20036, (800) 774-1500).

BLET fighting for members’ jobs at the US/Mexican border

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce and BLET Texas Mexican Railway (Tex Mex) General Chairman Chris Heise today rejected a plan by Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) to replace American crews with Mexican crews in Laredo, Texas, setting the stage for a BLET strike on the Tex Mex at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 9.

BLET kicks off Monterey regional meeting

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Approximately 200 members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and their families convened here this morning for opening ceremonies of the BLET’s first regional meeting of 2018.

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