What's Inside
Volume 16 - Number 1
January 2002

BLE gets support from AFL-CIO affiliates

BLE readies for defense

FAQs about temporary assessment

2002 BLE Scholarships

Railroad Retirement Questions?

Reporting events that can affect Railroad Retirement benefits

Benefit and financing changes at Railroad Retirement Board

Thinking of an early retirement?

Security Panel eyes rail intrastructure protection

Retirement Board announces revised 2002 payroll taxes

Implementation Schedule for new Railroad Retirement bill

BLE to conduct training workshops in 2002

The one ring has been found!

Advisory Board December 2001 Activity

Calendar & Events


Judge rules on remote control

A U.S. District Court Judge in Chicago decided on January 14 in a 16 page opinion that the operation of locomotives in terminals and yards by train service employees using remote control technology is a "minor dispute," which should be decided by arbitration.

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BLE files to protect historic rail operating crafts on KCS

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers has filed two position statements with the National Mediation Board (NMB) as it prepares to defend historic rail operating crafts on the Kansas City Southern (KCS) property.

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Bush signs Railroad Retirement bill

On December 21, President Bush signed legislation making the Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of 2001 the official law of the land.

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