James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship winner Dr. Christine Haas, the daughter of a BLET member, spoke at the Teamsters Convention.
Teamsters convention delegates passed a safety rail resolution that urged implementation of positive train control, the requirement of two-man crews on all trains and other provisions.
The BLET President Dennis Pierce issued a press release today about how operating freight trains with one-person crews is unsafe and must be prohibited.
The annual Essay Contest for college students, who are the sons or daughters of Teamsters, is now accepting applications.
The BLET has issued a statement about the National Transportation Safety Board's findings about the 2015 Amtrak accident in Philadelphia.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has reached a tentative contract with the Indiana and Ohio Railway (I&O), governing rates of pay and work rules for approximately 50 engineers, conductors and trainees.
The BLET dedicated their new National Headquarters building in Independence, Ohio yesterday.
Today, the Teamsters issued a statement on the recent collision between an Amtrak train and maintenance of way equipment which caused the deaths of two workers.