Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
Western Railroad Lines General Committee of Adjustment
P. O. Box 49 Etowah, TN 37331-0049
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Founded on May 8, 1863, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers was the first of the now exisiting labor organizations to champion the rights of railroad workers. The BLE, as the name implies, is at once a fraternal and a labor organization. This site represents the online home of the BLE Western Lines Division, which services over 2,500 Engineers and Trainmen.
Phone: (423) 263-0909
Fax: (423) 263-0910
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Rail Labor's Largest Coalition Seeks Mediation:
The Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) released the following statement on January 24, 2022:
After more than two years of bargaining with the major U.S. Class 1 railroads, discussions completely stalled last week. Accordingly, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Railway Labor Act, top leaders of 10 rail unions applied to the National Mediation Board (NMB) for the assignment of a federal mediator to assist in our negotiations.
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