What's Inside
Volume 21 - Number 1
January 2007

When tragedy strikes, what can you do?

2007 BLET Scholarship Directory

Rate Tables: Effective Jan. 1, 2007

Education & Training plans S-T workshops

Workshop set for GCofA S-Ts who file LM-2 reports

BLET continues defense of member after NTSB report

BLET gets IC&E arbitration win

Free benefit program from American Income Life

A message from IBT General President Jim Hoffa

Advisory Board December 2007 Activity

Calendar & Events


2006: A year in review

The year 2006 was an eventful and successful year for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.

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BLET, GTW reach five year tentative contract

The BLET's Grand Trunk Western General Committee of Adjustment has reached a tentative five year contract with CN. Ballots were mailed on December 6. Outcome of the membership vote will be available after ballots are returned on January 15.

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BLET backs rail security legislation in Senate

On January 4, U.S. Senators Daniel Inouye (D-HI), Ted Stevens (R-AK) and Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), along with 11 other cosponsors introduced S.184, the Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007 (STARS Act).

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TSA introduces 'inadequate' rail security rules

Proposed railroad security rules issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in December ignore necessary employee training and lack whistleblower protections for employees - major reasons why the BLET has called the new rules inadequate.

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