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.
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.
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.
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.