What's Inside
Volume 20 - Number 9
September 2006

BLET Job Bank: Metra

FRA supports new braking technology

BLET Auxiliary educates in numerous ways

Important notice to retirees of former IC, ICG, CCP, GMO and/or CN/IC properties

Rail carrier income: 2nd quarter 2006

First Quadrennial Convention: Photo highlights (1 of 2)

First Quadrennial Convention: Photo highlights (2 of 2)

Election Supervisor's report to BLET-IBT members

Events honor the late G.Y. Bailey

Designated Legal Counsel

A message from IBT General President Jim Hoffa

Advisory Board July 2006 Activity

Calendar & Events


Rail Labor: Used and abused

Rail Labor is standing strong and united in the face of railroad greed and rail employer abuses. The carriers use us, then abuse us. We will not tolerate it; we will fight it.

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Important reminder: Register to vote!!

BLET members are encouraged to register to vote now in order to vote in the ultra-important November 7 elections.

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BLET, UTU negotiating teams meet with carriers

The national negotiating teams from the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the United Transportation Union met jointly on September 6 in Kansas City with the National Carriers' Conference Committee (NCCC), which represents most of the major railroads and many smaller ones.

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BLET, SEPTA OK new pact

Locomotive engineers working on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority's (SEPTA) regional rail line ratified a new, five-year collective bargaining agreement on August 23.

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