Each year on April 28, unions including the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) recognize Workers Memorial Day and remember American workers who were injured or killed in on-the-job accidents.
On April 28, workers and their unions throughout the world will pause to remember the thousands of persons killed and the millions injured in the workplace over the past year.
Much is being made in the railroad industry and other transportation media about the Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) wildfire sweeping from coast to coast.
The BLET and SMART TD pledged their support for the Safe Freight Act legislation introduced by U.S. Re. Don Young (R-Alaska).
The BLET announced that a two-person rail crew bill has become law in the state of Colorado.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) officers and staff invested a lot of legwork lobbying for rail worker safety during the early part of March, 2019.
The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is pleased to announce the following HazMat/Chemical Emergency Response Training Program.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union support bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D, CA), U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and U.S. Rep. John Katko (R, NY) that would authorize funding for programs to establish training and technology improvements to help mitigate assaults against transit workers.