7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

News and Issues
User Info

Plan ahead for BLETís Washington D.C. regional meeting

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The deadline for room reservations is less than three months away, but BLET members and guests are encouraged to register now for the BLETís regional meeting at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., August 13-17, 2018. Also, registration is continuing for the BLETís Monterey regional meeting, June 18-22, 2018.

Teamster rail unions join with Mexican union to endorse NAFTA improvements

Monday, April 9, 2018

The Teamstersí rail conferences in the U.S. and Canada today joined with unionized Mexican freight rail workers in calling for the inclusion of language in a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that would ensure that all industry workers on the continent are treated fairly and equitably.

BLET reaches tentative contract with New England Central

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a Tentative Agreement with the New England Central Railroad (NECR) governing rates of pay, benefits and work rules for 35 operating employees.

Reminder: May 17 is the deadline for hotel reservations at BLETís Monterey regional meeting

Thursday, April 5, 2018

BLET members and guests attending the BLETís regional meeting in Monterey, Calif., have just over a month to make their hotel reservations. The meeting will take place from June 18-22, 2018, and hotel reservations must be made by May 17.

BLET members ratify Amtrak contract

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

By better than a 9-to-1 margin, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with Amtrak on April 2, 2018.

Elections Have Consequences Ė the Wheeling & Lake Erie Saga

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

By Dennis R. Pierce, National President My last article detailed an attack by the Indiana legislature on the rights provided by the Federal Employersí Liability Act to railroad workers who are injured or killed as a result of negligence by their railroad employer. This article is to update you on a years-old struggle being waged by 180 active BLET locomotive engineers and trainmen who work for the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway (W&LE).

Registration open for BLETís Washington D.C. regional meeting; Monterey registration continues

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Registration is now open for the BLET regional meeting at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., August 13-17, 2018, and registration continues for the BLETís Monterey regional meeting, June 18-22, 2018.

Registration continues for BLETís Monterey regional meeting

Friday, March 23, 2018

Registration continues for those planning to attend the BLETís regional meeting at the Hyatt Monterey Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif., June 18-22, 2018.

More News

© 1997-2018 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

ND Officers Election Rules

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts


TCRC gives 72-hour strike notice at CP Rail
CSX 1Q 2018 profit jumps to $695 million
CSX releases 1Q 2018 results
Transcript of CSX 1Q 2018 conference call
New report suggests LIRR, NJ Transit and Metro-North should be combined into one rail system
California high-speed rail underestimated cost of relocating utility lines beneath Fresno
Manchin, Jenkins report productive meeting with Amtrak
RRB Q&A: Comparison of benefits under Railroad Retirement and Social Security
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines