FRA Certification Helpline: (216) 694-0240

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, November 17 — Voting for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) Tentative National Agreement will continue until Sunday, November 20, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

However, the deadline to request a replacement ballot is November 18, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. ET. Eligible members who have yet to receive a contract ratification ballot must call the BLET National Division at (216) 241-2630, ext. 222, before 3:30 p.m. tomorrow. When connected with the extension, please leave the following information:

  • your name, address and phone number;
  • the division to which you belong;
  • the railroad for which you work;
  • the date you were promoted to locomotive engineer;
  • your date of birth;
  • the last four digits of your Social Security number; and
  • your email address.

All contract ratification replacement ballots will be distributed via email. Therefore, members who do not leave a voicemail with their email address will not receive a contract ratification replacement ballot.

On October 31, 2022, contract ratification ballots, instructions, and a synopsis of the agreement were mailed to approximately 24,000 members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen for voting on the tentative national agreement.