What's Inside
Volume 18 - Number 7
September 2004

In the Line of Duty: Glen "Skip" York

A message from IBT General President Hoffa

N.D. State Legislative Board elects officers

BLET statement on proposed BMWE-IBT merger

Simpson elected President of BMWE

AFL-CIO groups tackle remote control safety issues

Iowa Democrats take tough stand on remote control

BLET National Division clarifies policy on interpretation of bylaws

Passenger Rail News Briefs

Maintaining a 'current connection' with Railroad Retirement

News Briefs

EUMA photo recap, Part 1

EUMA Photo recap, Part 2

New BLET merchandise available

Advisory Board July 2004 Activity

Calendar & Events


Safe Rails, Secure America

The Teamsters Rail Conference has launched the Safe Rails Secure America campaign designed to obtain firsthand information about the true condition of safety and security along our nation's railroads.

Complete Story

BMWE: UTU story on Railroad Retirement a 'total fabrication'

Recently, RRESQ (Railroad Employee Safety and Quality) circulated an article produced by the UTU that contained false information. Below is one unsolicited response to this article from the BMWE's Director of Safety and Education Rick Inclima.

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BLET sets General Chairman workshop for Nov.

The BLET Education & Training and Arbitration Departments are offering a General Chairman's workshop the week of November 15, 2004, to be held in the BLET Arbitration Department offices on the fifth floor of the Standard Building, Room 500, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Complete Story

Oberstar works to protect rail workers

Once again, Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.) is proving why he is a friend to members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.

Complete Story


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