BLET, NS reach tentative agreement
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen has reached a tentative
contract agreement with Norfolk Southern that would run through 2014.
BLET bill helps create rail expansion
in New Hampshire
The governor of New Hampshire signed a BLET-backed measure on July 27
that will help create railroad jobs and revitalize freight and passenger
rail service in the state.
Carriers spend millions lobbying;
Help our cause and support the BLET Pac!!
In just over a year, America will face one of the most important presidential
elections in history. Your vote will be important, but so will your contribution
to the BLET-PAC!
It is the goal of the BLET - as well as all of organized labor - to elect
a pro-labor White House to work with the pro-labor Congress elected in November
of 2006. Your vote will help us to achieve our goal, so it is extremely
important that you register to vote.
What the AFL-CIO forgot to mention
As the victim of raiding at the hands of the United Transportation Union
for the better part of the last decade, it is an understatement to say that
the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen takes exception to
the AFL-CIO's August 8 statement.
In the last decade, this organization spent countless man hours and hundreds
of thousands of dollars to protect our membership from numerous hostile
takeover attempts waged by the United Transportation Union.