What's Inside
Volume 18 - Number 9
November 2004

Iowa, Colorado elect new Legislative Board Chairmen

Passenger rail news briefs

Carrier income reports: 2004 third quarter

SWCM Photo Recap: 1 of 3

SWCM Photo Recap: 2 of 3

SWCM Photo Recap: 3 of 3

Medicare for railroad families

Railroad Retirement financial outlook remains strong

Advisory Board September 2004 Activity

Calendar & Events


BMWE merges with Teamsters

In a historic vote, members of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes (BMWE) approved a merger with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. With the addition of the BMWE, the Teamsters Rail Conference now represents more than 40 percent of rail labor.

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Advisory Board, General Chairmen to focus on Section 6 notices, UTU maintenance fees

As this issue of the Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen News went to press, the leadership of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, including the Advisory Board and General Chairmen, were assembling in Cleveland to finalize Section 6 notices and to discuss the UTU's letter of intent regarding dues maintenance fees.

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FRA delivers urgent safety message

A review of FRA's accident/incident data demonstrates that overall safety of rail transportation continues to improve. However, within a 59 day period, seven railroad employees have lost their lives while on duty, and six of the seven were engaged in switching operations.

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Rail Labor Uniting

A message from IBT General President James P. Hoffa.

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