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Volume 16 - Number 3
March 2002

AFL-CIO Executive Council passes resolution condemning UTU

Sweeney 'appalled' at UTU raiding tactics

BLE, Gateway Western sign contract

BLE establishes Michigan State Legislative Board

Advisory Board February 2002 Activity

Calendar & Events


BLE, Teamsters discuss merger or affiliation

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers' Advisory Board unanimously approved a motion on February 26 that allows the BLE's Executive Committee to explore a possible merger or affiliation with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, in accordance with Section 1(e) of the BLE Constitution & Bylaws.

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BLE Constitution & Bylaws will govern process

Following the February 27 announcement that the BLE Advisory Board had unanimously voted to explore mutually beneficial relations with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Section 1(e) of the BLE Constitution & Bylaws will come into play and govern the proposed merger/affiliation process.

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UTU evicted in Nebraska

Are the carriers obligated to assign remote control operations to locomotive engineers?

This is the question the BLE is preparing to submit for arbitration.

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National contract negotiations resume

The BLE National Wage Committee met with the National Carriers' Conference Committee on February 27 and 28, resuming the negotiations on a national agreement.

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