Contract talks move to mediation
National contract negotiations under the facilitation of the National
Mediation Board (NMB) will resume between the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers and the National Carriers' Conference Committee in Washington
D.C. on June 10-11.
Advisory Board to vote on Teamsters
The BLE's Advisory Board will meet in Cleveland on July 9-10 to review
and vote on finalized documents relating to the proposed merger with the
International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Members ratify agreement on MBCR
Amtrak General Chairman Mark B. Kenny reported that members on the Massachusetts
Bay Commuter Railroad (MBCR) have overwhelmingly ratified a new collective
District court denies Hours of
On May 12, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an
opinion on the Hours of Service Act, which may have far-reaching effects
on railroad crew members.