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Volume 17 - Number 10
October 2003

TTD targets contract van safety

Medicare for railroad families

AFL-CIO State Federations act on remote control

County AFL-CIO passes remote control safety resolution

Passenger Rail news briefs

2003 BLE Fees Objector Policy

Dates of 2004 BLE-GIA regional meetings

Photo Recap: SWCM in Branson, M0 (1 of 2)

Photo Recap: SWCM in Branson, Mo. (2 of 2)

Industry News Briefs

Memo: Support your BLE-PAC

CIRB conducts hearing on CP Rail representation election

Advisory Board August 2003 Activity

Calendar & Events (BLE-BIT Town Hall Meetings)


Ballots mailed in IBT merger

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers is continuing to host a series of Town Hall Meetings regarding the proposed merger with the International Brotherhood Teamsters as ballots were mailed on October 20.

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BLE-IBT merger: Frequently Asked Questions

Q-1: What will be the name and organizational structure of the merged union?

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BLE, carriers initial tentative contract

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers reached a tentative agreement with the National Carriers Conference Committee, BLE International President Don M. Hahs announced on October 9.

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IBT/BLE chalks up another shortline win

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters/Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Rail Operating Employees' Council (IBT/BLE) scored a shortline organizing victory on October 2 after workers at the previously non-union Great Western Railway of Colorado selected IBT/BLE as their designated collective bargaining representative.

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