Tentative Agreement Ballots

Ballots will be mailed on Monday, October 31, 2022, and voting will begin at 0001 on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, and end at 23:59 on Sunday, November 20, 2022, for the Tentative National Agreement. It is very important that you read and completely understand the...

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Election for National President

BLET members should have already received a ballot for National Division Officers. National President is only one contested position on the ballot. Please fill out your ballot and return in the pre-addressed, pre-paid envelope. Ballots must be received by 10:00 am ET,...

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Engineer Vacation Bidding

Vacation bidding is now open for engineers on the 2023 NZ021-80EN vacation list. Vacation bidding will be open until 23:59 on Tuesday, December 6th, 2022, and Vacation Scheduling will take place Wednesday, December 7th, 2022. There are detailed instructions on the...

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HOS Violations

The FRA has determined that Uber and all other forms of transportation called after your HOS has expired is considered a HOS violation. Employees are required, and it is important that they notify the Dispatcher or Yardmaster of how much time they have remaining. For...

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Tentative Agreement Reached

A Tentative National Agreement has been reached between the BLE&T and the nation’s largest freight rail carriers. A joint statement from the BLE&T & SMART-TD which contains a general outline of the Tentative Agreement, has been added to the members section...

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