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Video of Pierce House testimony now available

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, March 23 — A video of BLET President Dennis Pierce’s recent testimony before the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous materials is now available. The 13-minute video is a condensed version of the entire hearing, which shows...

The Fight for Two-Person Crews

The Fight for Two-Person Crews The following is an advance copy of a message from Dennis Pierce, BLET National President that will be included in the upcoming BLET Journal publication: I recently attended a Town Hall meeting with the membership of Division 28 in...

Two-person crew bill introduced in Michigan

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, December 10 — On December 2, 2021, a railroad safety bill requiring qualified two-person train crews was introduced in the state of Michigan’s House of Representatives and Senate. House Bill 5596 and Senate Bill 767 read in part: “…a railroad...