UPRR Wants to Buy your Vacation

FYI FYI Brothers, The Carrier is offering to buy back any vacation between April 29 and Aug 27.  I have proposed that they pay a week and a half for every week.  In the mean time please let me our members know that the Carrier wants to buy back their vacation. General...

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FYI FYI Open Weeks

  04/02/18 to 04/08/18  1 Week        04/09/18 to 04/15/18  1 Week        04/16/18 to 04/22/18  1 Week 04/23/18 to 04/29/18  1 Week        04/30/18 to 05/06/18  1 Week        09/10/18 to 09/16/18  1 Week Bid Will Close March 30,...

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FRA Representative

FYI FYI their will be a FRA Rep at the February 1st meeting at 07:30pm to answer any question you have. Perry Pizza Joint 39 w North Ave Northlake IL 60164

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BLET members ratify national contract

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, December 1 — Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with the National Carriers’ Conference Committee (NCCC). The Agreement was reached as a result of the BLET’s...

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Cornerstone-BLET Group Insurance

FYI FYI Open Enrollment is now available to all Active, Dues Paying Members of BLE&T. If you have not received a packet Call 224-770-5322 to enroll over the phone or text 224-770-5300 to set up a call back. Visit www.uniondisability.com to enroll online or call...

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Local Meeting 09/07/2017

FYI FYI: BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce and Northern Region GCA General Chairman Richard Crow and Vice Chairman Joe Cummins, and Legislative Rep Paul Piekarski will be attending our September 7th meeting to answer any questions that members may have. Sept...

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Meal period Claim [New Verbage]

“Claiming 8 hours pay at the 1-man rate due to being denied a proper meal period in accordance with BLE Rule 22 (m)(n)(o). I was denied a meal period within the proper bracket per MTO________, while working job_______ on duty at__________, or I was sent to meal on my...

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