What's Inside
Volume 22 - Number 1
February 2008

Pa. BLET launches 'get out the vote' drive

General Chairman Rightnowar re-elected

Important income tax update

Enhanced plans for BLET members under GA-23111

Health care advisory regarding GA-23111

Carrier income reports: Fourth quarter 2007

Archival BLET photos used in art exhibit

Last Run: John Claytor, Div. 34

Last Run: Ken Michel, for NJ State Legislative Chairman

Last Run: Paul Fessenbecker, Division 404

Last Run: Frank E. Rowell, Division 375

Last Run: Annual LIRR/ Division 269 Dinner-Dance

A message from Jim Hoffa, IBT General President
Advisory Board December 2007 Activity

Calendar & Events


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.

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Teamsters endorse Barack Obama for President

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.

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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, Mich.

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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.

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