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Volume 20 - Number 6
June 2006

BLET Job Bank: Pacific Harbor Line

Rail carrier income: 1st Quarter 2006

Credit for military servie under Railroad Retirement

Acting for impaired Railroad Retirement beneficiaries

2006 RRB Informational Conferences

Rail Conference challenges NS on security, camp cars

High gas prices keep NJ Transit engineers busy

GIA Dialogue

2006 SWCM registration information

A message from IBT General President Jim Hoffa

Advisory Board April 2006 Activity

Calendar & Events


First Quadrennial Convention begins June 17

More than 500 delegates will convene in Las Vegas from June 19-22, 2006, for the First Quadrennial Convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.

The delegates represent more than 53,000 locomotive engineers and trainmen throughout the United States. The delegates are charged with electing the Brotherhood's leaders for the next four years and voting on approximately 50 different resolutions and other changes to the Brotherhood's constitution and bylaws.

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'Pac Man' drums up a ton of support for BLET-PAC

Dave Dugger is the BLET's Pac-Man.

While not as famous as the computerized Pac-Man that starred in the classic 1980s arcade game, the BLET's Pac-Man has earned recognition for signing up a significant number of members to support the BLET-Pac fund.

Brother Dugger owns the distinction of signing-up 65 new BLET-PAC contributors in a 65-day stretch.

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BLET, MRL reach 5-year tentative agreement

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen reached a tentative contract agreement with the Montana Rail Link (MRL) on May 19 that applies to approximately 400 BLET-represented operating employees.

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Worthington new Utah State Legislative Board Chairman

Jeff Worthington was elected as the new Chairman of the Utah State Legislative Board at their Quadrennial meeting in Salt Lake City on May 19.

Chairman Worthington is a member of BLET Division 846 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and a Union Pacific engineer. He has been a BLET member since 1989.

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