What's Inside
Volume 16 - Number 7
July 2002

CN reaches another ground-breaking agreement with BLE

BLE, BNSF sign agreement to create new era in employee safety

Upcoming Railroad Retirement Board informational conferences

New fatigue countermeasures established in Canada

Nouvelles mesures de prévention contre la fatigue établies au Canada

Photo recap of the Southeastern Meeting Association in Virginia Beach, Va.

Photo recap of the Southeastern Meeting Association in Virginia Beach, Va.

BLE welcomes Tex Mex members

BLE's Franklin P. Greene Fund resumes lending to college-bound

Statement by Teamsters General President Hoffa on UTU's smear of BLE

Advisory Board May 2002 Activity

Calendar & Events


Procedures set for remote control arbitration

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers announced on June 25 that it has negotiated a set of procedures to be followed in upcoming arbitration hearings, which will determine whether Locomotive Engineers or trainmen have the right to operate remote control technology.

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BLE scores Tex Mex victory

A majority of workers on the Texas-Mexican Railway selected the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers as their designated collective bargaining representative in a National Mediation Board certified election on July 15.

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Hahs testifies at Senate hearing on rail safety, fatigue

BLE President Don M. Hahs told the Senate's Surface Transportation Subcommittee that the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers has created a fatigue counter-measure plan that would greatly improve safety in the railroad industry.

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BLE, Rail Labor fighting to save Amtrak

BLE International President Don M. Hahs is working steadily to secure funding for Amtrak that will keep the national passenger railroad on track now and in the future.

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