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AAR: Rail traffic declines for 17th straight week as of June 18, 2022

(Source: Association of American Railroads press release, June 22, 2022.) BLET Editor’s Note: This is the 17th consecutive week that total traffic has ...
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RRB Q&A: Medicare for railroad families

(Source: Railroad Retirement Board press release, June 20, 2022) CHICAGO — The Federal Medicare program provides hospital and medical insurance ...
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UP to announce Q2 2022 earnings on July 21

(Source: Union Pacific Railroad press release, June 23, 2022) OMAHA, Neb. — Union Pacific Corporation will release second quarter 2022 financial ...
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BLET to hold strike authorization vote

https://ble-t.org/news/blet-to-hold-strike-authorization-vote-2/INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, June 22 — In a conference call held with all BLET General Chairmen today, National President Dennis R. ...
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12 rail unions and NCCC enter cooling-off period

(Source: National Mediation Board press release, June 17, 2022) WASHINGTON, D.C. —The National Mediation Board (NMB) confirms that, pursuant to the ...
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AAR reports rail traffic for week ending June 4, 2022

(Source: Association of American Railroads press release, June 8, 2022) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported ...
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United Rail Unions statement on national bargaining, June 9, 2022

The united Rail Unions issued the following statement on June 9, 2022: The Rail Unions who are bargaining as part ...
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AAR: U.S. rail traffic down for 14th week in a row

(Source: Railway Age, June 1, 2022) NEW YORK — Total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending May 28, 2022 ...
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RRB issues Statements of Service (Form BA-6)

(Source: Railroad Retirement Board press release, May 20, 2022) CHICAGO — Each year, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) prepares a ...
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Q&A: Buyouts and Railroad Retirement benefits

(Source: Railroad Retirement Board press release, April 26, 2022) CHICAGO — Railroad employees frequently ask the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) how ...
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Q&A: Buyouts and Railroad Retirement benefits

(Source: Railroad Retirement Board press release, April 26, 2022) CHICAGO — Railroad employees frequently ask the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) how ...
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LeDure v. Union Pacific: Locomotive Inspection Act case law stays intact and “in use” for now

(Source: JD Supra, April 29, 2022) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Interpretation of the phrase “in use” as used in the Locomotive ...
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The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen - UP Western Region GCA represents locomotive engineers working in the Western Region of the Union Pacific Railroad, which encompasses Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah and portions of Nevada. We also represent members on the Portland & Western Railroad as well as the Portland Terminal Railroad.

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