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Vote NO on Prop A in Missouri on August 7th: Right to Work FOR LESS!

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Union workers and retirees joined the leaders of the Teamsters, United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers' International Union (BCTGM) in telling how cuts to their multiemployer pension plan benefits would devastate their lives and make it difficult to pay for their homes and medical costs.

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“It is important for us to help our military service men and women transition from active military status to the civilian world,” Hoffa said. “Our programs with the Army and Marines ensure that men and women with truck driving experience earn their CDL before mustering out. There are many other areas where we can transition their military experience to the civilian world – from health care to pilots and mechanics. They have the experience.”

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On Friday afternoon, July 6, U.S. District Court Judge Diana Saldaña blocked a strike by members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) employed by the Texas Mexican Railway (Tex Mex), which was scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. on July 9, by granting a Preliminary Injunction that had been requested by Tex Mex and its multi-national corporate parent, Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR).

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BMWED has learned that there is a dispute between the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (BLET-IBT) and Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS), involving KCS’ plans to replace BLET-represented American train crews with Mexican train crews in Laredo, Texas. If this dispute is not resolved, BLET is prepared to strike at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 9, 2018. If a strike occurs, it is likely that BLET will be picketing KCS facilities or operati

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The BMWED-IBT National Division Headquarters is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Education. The position will be headquartered in the BMWED-IBT National Division Novi, Michigan office. Candidates must excel in their attention to detail and accuracy, be driven, self-motivated, organized, and committed to the ideals and goals of organized labor and the BMWED.

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Today’s Supreme Court decision, brought to us by the appointment of the most recent Justice, Neil Gorsuch, accelerates the rapid ruin of the American economy. It broadens the gap between the wealthy and the rest of us. Rich people gain more power, strength, and billions of dollars. The rest of us get less. That’s what this is about...

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The third and final day of the BMWED Fourth Regular Convention ended today with heartfelt speeches, informative presentations from the Railroad Retirement Board, longtime Brotherhood special legal counsel Harry Zanville, and BMWED safety experts Rick Inclima and Roy Morrison, as well as lively but respectful debate on several resolutions. Brother Tommy Nall, a former BMWED member from the Northeastern System Federation, spoke passionately on behalf of the Retirement Committee, evoking emotion...


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