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BLET Newsletter

BLET members urged to contact Congress to oppose national right-to-work

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, February 27 — Along with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen ...
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Join us in the fight to defend your hard earned benefits

By Dennis R. Pierce BLET National President (BLET Editor’s Note: The following message from BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce ...
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RRB announces dates for March-June 2017 informational conferences

CLEVELAND, February 1 — The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has announced a schedule of dates for the agency’s spring ...
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Union Proud, Union Strong

Let’s Join Together To Fight For Your National Contract By Dennis R. Pierce BLET National President (BLET Editor’s Note: The ...
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2017 BLET Scholarship Directory

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, January 25 — Each year, the BLET National Division compiles a list of scholarship opportunities available to the ...
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Rail industry hopes to roll back safety regulations following Trump victory

(Source: DeSmog Blog, January 21, 2017) NEW YORK — “The policy landscape in Washington, D.C., dramatically shifted on Election Day…” ...
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BLET, SMART TD members urged to call Congress in support of two-person crew bill

CLEVELAND, January 20 — The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and the Transportation Division of the International Association ...
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Heritage Foundation takes aim at Railroad Retirement

(Source: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers press release, December 20, 2016) On December 24, the Heritage Foundation, a ...
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Teamsters applaud introduction of legislation to close executive pay tax loophole

(Source: International Brotherhood of Teamsters press release, January 10, 2017) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Teamsters Union fully supports the Stop ...
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State Supreme Court derails oil export terminal on Washington coast

(Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer, January 12, 2017) SEATTLE, Wash. — The Washington State Supreme Court, in a unanimous ruling, has ...
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Oregon lawmakers will try again on oil train safety bill

(Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting, January 10, 2017) PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney introduced a bill Tuesday that ...
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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.

Disclaimer: This website is not affiliated with Union Pacific Railroad, and the information contained within these web pages may not reflect the views or opinions of the Union Pacific Railroad.

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    Las Vegas, Nevada 89117

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