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Volume 17 - Number 6
June 2003

26th community takes action on remotes

Unfavorable ruling from Retirement Board?

In the Line of Duty: Art P. McKay

EUMA announces Robert T. Pentland Memorial Scholarship

Local Chairmen complete workshop

Industry News Briefs....

President Hahs speaks at IBT conference on organizing

Texas State Legislative Board relects Briggs

Passenger News

Strange but true....

Railroad Retirement informational conferences

Rate tables effective July 1, 2003

Advisory Board April 2003 Activity

Calendar & Events


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.

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Advisory Board to vote on Teamsters merger

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.

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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 bargaining agreement.

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District court denies Hours of Service case

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.

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