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17 Jan, 2017, 12:53 ET Supreme Court Denies Review of BLET Victory on Two-Person Train Crews

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has secured another significant victory for rail workers — this time from the highest...


15 Feb, 2015, 20:09 ET BLET President Blasts CP For Unsafe Rail Practices And Threatening Employees

 Dennis Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and President of the Teamsters Rail Conference...


17 Dec, 2014, 16:24 ET BLET and SMART-TD, Four Other Rail Unions To Bargain Together

 Top leaders of the Transportation Division of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers...


02 Aug, 2013, 16:33 ET BLET, SMART Advance Federal Crew Size Legislation

The Transportation Division of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation International Association (SMART) and the Brotherhood of Locomotive...


26 Jul, 2013, 11:56 ET Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Encouraged By Actions of Canadian Rail Safety Regulator

Official Statement of BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce  The following is the official statement from Dennis R. Pierce, National...


19 Jul, 2013, 17:19 ET Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Denounce One-Person Train Operations; Rail Companies Put Cost-Cutting Ahead of Public Safety

Official Statement of BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce  The following is the official statement from Dennis R. Pierce, National...