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

News and Issues
User Info

Registration continues for BLET Legislative Representatives training class in July

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, March 12 ó 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.

Held in conjunction with the BLETís National Legislative Office, the class will take place at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters headquarters. Classroom training begins at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, and will conclude on Wednesday, July 11. Please arrange your travel to arrive on Monday, July 9, and to depart on Friday, July 13.

Upon completion of the classroom training, attendees will participate in a full day of lobbying on Capitol Hill on Thursday, July 12.

During this class, Congress will be in session for the last time prior to their recess and the national elections. This would be a good time to come to Washington and assist the BLET in relaying the issues and concerns affecting our organization.

Attendees must register for the LR Class through the BLET website at: http://www.ble-t.org/lr.

For more information, please contact Jason Wright, Special Representative and Director of the BLET Education and Training Department: office, (216) 241-2630, ext. 247; cell, (216) 296-4447; or email wright@ble-t.org.

For additional details and a more in depth description of classroom topics, please see the BLET News Flash of February 21, 2018.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Like us on Facebook at

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2018 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

ND Officers Election Rules

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts


Longtime CSX employee killed in Tennessee maintenance accident
Union Pacific spies with drones on their railroad workers to see if they follow safety guidelines
AAR reports rail traffic for the week ending March 10, 2018
Operation Lifesaver concerned by rise in 2017 crossing collisions, trespass incidents
State report blasts LIRR for worst on-time performance in 18 years during 2017
Teamsters turn out the vote in big House win
Canadian railways feel the heat after U.S. grain companies complain to STB about poor service
Man charged in mosque bombing allegedly targeted Illinois rail line
NJ Transit trains to N.Y. resume with delays after bridge issue
NS increases train speeds through Lehigh, Berks
STB to hold informal meetings on directed service regulations beginning in April
Why Amtrak has never been a smooth ride
NS COO Wheeler sells $244,000 in company stock
Federal income tax and Railroad Retirement benefits
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines