The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen.
At a Senate subcommittee hearing on April 17, John Tolman, Vice President and National Legislative Representative of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, made a strong case for the U.S. to make a major investment in Amtrak.
The IBT Training and Development Department will conduct a TLA to give an overview of the Railway Labor Act on May 29-31 at the IBT Headquarters in Washington, D.C. This training is designated for those who represent members in the airline or rail industries.
A BMWED member will regain lost wages, rights and benefits as a result of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) yesterday issuing another significant finding against the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) for violating the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA).
Welcome to the Rail Conference web page. We hope this website will serve as a source of information on the latest developments in the Conference.The Teamsters Rail Conference is the organization created by the mergers of the BLET and the BMWED into the Teamsters Union.
High Alert: Workers Warn of Security Gaps on the Nation’s Railroads provides basic, common-sense requirements and more complex procedures to ensure that the employees who work on the nation’s railroad and the residents who live near them are indeed safe and secure.