Past General Chairman Bruce MacArthur Passes

Bruce MacArthur passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. http://www.hoyfuneral.com/obituaries/Bruce-Macarthur-2/#!/Obituary Obituary for Bruce D MacArthur Bruce D. MacArthur, age 69, of Council Bluffs passed away June 15, 2016 at CHI Mercy Hospital. He was born in...

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State of the Union 2015

By Dennis R. Pierce BLET National President CLEVELAND, December 28 — I am proud of our Brotherhood’s many accomplishments throughout the year 2015 and we have much to be thankful for. While many significant challenges may lie ahead, I have every confidence that our...

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Now Available: Applications for 2016 Hoffa Scholarships

CLEVELAND, December 18 — The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarship awards. The deadline for receipt of completed materials is March 31, 2016. Applicants must be a son, daughter, or financially dependent grandchild of a...

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GA-46000 Lifetime Maximum Adjusted for 2016

CLEVELAND, November 20 — The lifetime maximum benefit for the Railroad Employees National Early Retirement Major Medical Benefit (also known as ERMA or GA-46000) Plan will increase from $145,800 to $151,600 on January 1, 2016. At the end of 2001, Labor and Management...

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