Ballot deadline: Dec. 10
Members will face one of the biggest decisions in the 138-year history
of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers this month when they receive
ballots to vote on a proposed merger with the United Transportation
Anthrax scare slows S. 697 action
Following a temporary suspension of lobbying efforts as a result of the
September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, Rail Labor resumed
the fight for passage of S. 697 in early October.
BLE gets Meridian Southern organizing win
Employees of the Meridian Southern Railway unanimously selected the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers as their collective bargaining
representative on October 15.