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BLET resumes in-person training classes; Will host Legislative Rep training in June

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, March 7 — Class is back in session for members and officers of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET). After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BLET returned to in-person workshops last week with several days of intensive training for Secretary-Treasurers.    The BLET’s Education & Training Department announced today…

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Bipartisan rail safety bill runs into Republican roadblock

(Source: The Hill, March 6, 2023) Ohio Sens. J.D. Vance (R) and Sherrod Brown (D) unveiled a rail safety proposal last week that has already won over the White House and top Democrats. But winning support from Republicans is proving to be harder as some question if it is too soon to move on a bill that…

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Union Pacific hit with $557 million verdict in Texas collision case

(Source: 03/07/2023) Jury’s award includes $500 million in punitive damages for woman who was reportedly sitting on tracks HOUSTON — A Texas jury has awarded a woman $557 million in damages after she was struck by a Union Pacific train and suffered major injuries while the woman was reportedly sitting on railroad tracks in…

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