Railroad Retirement bill now in
S. 697, the Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of 2001,
is currently awaiting action in the Senate Finance Committee as this issue
of the Newsletter goes to press.
ID convention set for Miami
A total of 625 delegates from the U.S. and Canada will convene in Miami,
Fla., on September 24 for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers' Seventh
Quinquennial International Convention.
Lawsuit delays vote count in BLE-UTU
Three BLE members have filed a lawsuit in Cleveland's federal court to
void the proposed merger of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers with
the United Transportation Union.