Kerley reelected General Chairman of CSXT-Western Lines
Monday, July 26, 2021
Keith Kerley was reelected by acclamation to his second term as General Chairman of the BLETís CSXT Western Lines General Committee of Adjustment at the GCAís quadrennial meeting on July 13-14,2021.
Multi-faceted Coalition to Campaign for Federal High-Speed Rail Investment
Monday, July 19, 2021
A broad coalition of public interest, labor, environmental and business groups announced today that it has launched a major campaign to ask Congress to include $205 billion in funding for high-speed rail in the pending infrastructure bills, as well as robust labor standards, a High-Speed Rail Development Authority, and a Rail Trust Fund.
BLET honors President Hoffa at Austin regional meeting
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
National President Dennis R. Pierce honored Jim Hoffa, General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with an engraved brass bell yesterday during opening ceremonies of the BLETís regional meeting in Austin, Texas.
BLET member among essential workers honored during NYC ticker tape parade
Monday, July 12, 2021
To thank the essential workers who helped pull the city through the COVID-19 pandemic, New York City hosted a ticker tape parade on July 7, 2021, called ďThe Hometown Heroes Parade.Ē Transportation workers were among the honorees at the event, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) was represented by Brother Art Blakey.
BLET applauds passage of INVEST in America Act by U.S. House of Representatives
Friday, July 2, 2021
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen thanks members of Congress for their ongoing support of the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684), which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 1. The bill would fund critical rail and other infrastructure needs, while mandating important safety improvements for rail workers.
Deadline approaches for BLETís Nashville regional meeting, August 2-6, 2021
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Those planning to attend the BLETís regional meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, are advised that the deadline to make hotel reservations has been extended to Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
BLET mourns passing of Washington State Legislative Board Chairman Shahraim Allen
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Officers, members and staff of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) are deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Washington State Legislative Board Chairman Shahraim C. Allen, who died on June 24, 2021. He was 45 years old.
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