What has the BLET done for me lately?
It's a familiar refrain: "What has the BLET done for me lately?"
The answer is quite a lot.
BLET collective bargaining agreements provide our members with some of
the highest blue collar wages in the United States, and also include important
work rules that ensure our members' safety on duty.
Teamsters endorse Barack Obama
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa announced on February 20 that the
union is endorsing Sen. Barack Obama for president. The endorsement is the
first step in mobilizing the union's 1.4 million members and their families
to elect Obama.
Members at Huron & Eastern
ratify first contract
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen have
ratified their first-ever collective bargaining agreement with the Huron
& Eastern Railroad, a RailAmerica short line headquartered in Vassar,
General Chairmen, Legislative
Chairmen to hold joint meeting
All BLET General Chairmen and State Legislative Board Chairmen are invited
to a joint meeting at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada, on May 1.