Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

Type: Organization
Name: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Primary challenge to Rep. Dave Joyce does little to tap his bankroll

A report Joyce's campaign filed at the Federal Election Commission on April 11 showed that he raised $279,680 during the quarter and spent $203,346 - leaving him with a $1.2 million campaign war chest. Joyce felt enough financial comfort to give $2,000 ... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

BLET Fighting to Protect Worker, Public Safety in Rulemaking

CLEVELAND, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dennis Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference, issued the following statement concerning the April 9 announcement ... [Published Auto & Transportation - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Data drought haunts FRA crew-size mandate

By the Federal Railroad Administration’s own congressional testimony, the years 2012 and 2013 were among the railroads’ safest on record, while the relatively few train crashes were mostly the result of human error and track defects.The FRA and the National ... [Published Railway Age - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dealing With Death on the Railroad

Kim Davids has been a freight conductor for 39 years. Within those four decades, he’s witnessed 16 grade-crossing accidents, and every year around Christmastime he remembers one in particular. On a winter day in Utah 38 years ago, a woman in a car stuck ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

The agricultural fair in 1856 brought many people to Alton

The Clark Bridge had received the state’s lowest possible rating – 1 on a scale of 1 to 100 – something federal officials said might help garner federal funding for a new bridge. But the bridge remained safe to drive on, according to state highway officials. ... [Published Alton Telegraph - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Viljo Victor Grondahl

at Essentia Health (St. Marys).Viljo was born in Isabella, Minn. to Victor A. and Fiina (Stinbecka) Grondahl. He graduated from Two Harbors High School in 1934. Viljo married his high school sweetheart Dorothy Croke on April 29, 1938 and they were together ... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

John R. Hoener

80, of Camden, NY formerly of Barnes Corners, NY passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday April 1, 2014. He was born May 29, 1933 in Syracuse, NY a son of Roy & Laura OConner Hoener and was a Cathedral Academy graduate. John retired from the CSX Railroad in ... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dominican University presents corporate governance forum focusing on CEO pay ratio

_ Dominican University's Brennan School of Business will present its 9th Annual Edward A. Brennan Forum on Corporate Governance on Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 a.m. at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe Street in Chicago. A continental breakfast ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Still no settlement between SEPTA, Transport Workers Union Local 234

With no contract proposals in more than a week and no new talks scheduled, a settlement between SEPTA and its largest union does not appear imminent.“I wouldn’t go as far as to say it’s a stalemate,” said Jamie Horowitz, spokesman for Transport Workers ... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Systemwide SEPTA strike possible

"If negotiations fail, the unions representing SEPTA workers may all be on strike at the same time, idling bus, trolley, train, and Regional Rail service for the first time ever," union leaders told SEPTA workers in a newsletter this month.Many of the ... [Published Philly.com - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating History: News from 100 years ago today

In this 11th installment celebrating Montana Territory's 150th anniversary, we find a lot of great information coming from The Hill County Democrat's March 21, 1914 issue, exactly 100 years ago today.The cases to be heard in District Court were announced; ... [Published Havre Daily News - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

NY: MTA: Most LIRR, Metro-North Trains to Get Recording Gear

March 20--The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad plan to install inward-facing and outward-facing video cameras and audio recorders on most of their trains, MTA officials said.In response to calls from federal investigators for stepped-up ... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Mar 20 2014]

Quotes

"Dave Joyce's million dollar campaign has been bought and paid for by big corporate donors and Washington insiders. My campaign rests on the hard work of thousands of grassroots supporters and small contributions such as a $2.00 contribution form a supporter in Sherman, Texas. With God's grace we will overcome the machine politicians on May 6th!"
But Brown said: "We won't go a year or two years or three years without a contract. We're not going to tolerate that."
SEPTA spokeswoman Jerri Williams said SEPTA management "is committed to good-faith bargaining and remains ready to discuss the issues."
"The MTA is committed to safe operations at all its agencies," MTA chairman and chief operating officer Thomas Prendergast said in a statement. "We will be systematically implementing recommendations put forward by the NTSB and other regulators to ensure the best practices are adhered to throughout the MTA family."

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Primary challenge to Rep. Dave Joyce does littl... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 14 2014]
BLET Fighting to Protect Worker, Public Safety ... [Published Auto & Transportation - Apr 11 2014]
Data drought haunts FRA crew-size mandate [Published Railway Age - Apr 11 2014]
Dealing With Death on the Railroad [Published Popular Mechanics - Apr 09 2014]
The agricultural fair in 1856 brought many peop... [Published Alton Telegraph - Apr 08 2014]
Viljo Victor Grondahl [Published Duluth News Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
John R. Hoener [Published Watertown Daily Times - Apr 06 2014]
Dominican University presents corporate governa... [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
PA: SEPTA Union Boss Willie Brown: We're Not Af... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
Obama announces second PEB in LIRR dispute [Published United Transportation Union - Mar 26 2014]
Still no settlement between SEPTA, Transport Wo... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Mar 23 2014]
Systemwide SEPTA strike possible [Published Philly.com - Mar 22 2014]
Celebrating History: News from 100 years ago today [Published Havre Daily News - Mar 21 2014]
NY: MTA: Most LIRR, Metro-North Trains to Get R... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Mar 20 2014]
New Illinois State Freight Advisory Council App... [Published Illinois.gov - Mar 19 2014]
Lac-Mégantic train crash a wake-up call for U.S... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Mar 11 2014]
Congress hears dispute about automatic train br... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Feb 26 2014]
Judge orders striking railroad workers back on ... [Published Canton Repository - Sep 22 2013]
Union on strike against Wheeling and Lake Erie ... [Published New Philadelphia Times-Reporter - Sep 21 2013]
Union on strike against Wheeling and Lake Erie ... [Published Canton Repository - Sep 20 2013]
Pacific Harbor Line and Brotherhood of Locomoti... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 15 2013]
After Canada train disaster, risks of one-man... [Published Pottsdown Mercury - Jul 12 2013]
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