Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

Type: Organization
Name: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

SEPTA unions dislike presidential panel recommendations

SEPTA workers picket outside the SEPTA Roberts Avenue Yard in June. (Ron Tarver / Staff Photographer)Travel DealsThe two unions representing SEPTA railroad engineers and electrical workers on Friday expressed disappointment with the recommendations of ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

William A. (Bill) Broomfield

Sept. 25, 1939 - July 16, 2014INDIANOLA, Neb. -- William A. (Bill) Broomfield passed away peacefully at his home with loved ones around July 16, 2014.He was born to Jim and Geneva (Ruggles) Broomfield Sept. 25, 1939, in Red Willow County. He graduated ... [Published McCook Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

Federal panel releases recommendations on SEPTA regional rail contract talks

Negotiations between SEPTA and two of its unions have entered a new phase with recommendations from a fact-finding panel appointed by President Obama.The Presidential Emergency Board released its report Monday on resolving the long-standing labor dispute ... [Published News Works - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Presidential Board Findings Support Septa In Regional Rails Labor Dispute

By Mike DunnPHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A board appointed by President Obama to review the long-running contract dispute between SEPTA and its regional rail workers has released its findings, and for the most part the panel has sided with SEPTA.The Presidential ... [Published CBS Philadelphia - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Developers Plan Almost 400 New Apartments for Downtown Cleveland

By Maties, Associate EditorAlthough apartment construction in Greater Cleveland has reached a five-year high , developers are not ready to slow down. They continue to announce new projects, with the two most recent expected to bring almost 400 new units ... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Standard Building fetches $3.9 million in sale to Weston, Inc. for apartment conversion

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A downtown Cleveland office building owned by a labor union for the last 90 years changed hands Tuesday for $3.9 million.Real estate records show that Weston, Inc., a Warrensville Heights developer, closed its purchase of the Standard ... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Standard Building near Public Square will become apartments, after sale to Weston, Inc. (gallery)

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A downtown Cleveland building constructed by the nation's oldest labor union for country's first labor bank could become 287 apartments, under plans being considered by local developer Weston, Inc.Weston expects to buy the Standard ... [Published Cleveland.com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

BLET conducts ratification vote for CN-Wisconsin Central pact

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has mailed ratification ballots to eligible members regarding a tentative agreement reached with CN's Wisconsin Central (WC) subsidiary.Ballots are due by July 25. The tentative agreement governs ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Keolis inks labor contracts with 14 unions to operate, maintain MBTA commuter-rail service

Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) has reached agreements with all 14 labor unions representing its employees at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) , which KCS will begin operating on July 1.The agreements cover about 1,800 employees represented ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 6 reports

Philadelphia-Area Commuter Rail on Strike

"The strike shut down 13 Regional Rail lines that provide 60,000 passengers with 126,000 rides on a typical weekday," writes Paul Nussbaum. "Local transit and the Norristown High-Speed Line - which (together) carry about 85 percent of SEPTA's riders - ... [Published Planetizen - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 14 reports

Obama Steps In to End Commuter-Railroad Strike in Philadelphia

June 15 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama stepped in with an executive order to end the first strike halting commuter-train service in the Philadelphia region in 31 years.Obama’s order last evening creates a Presidential Emergency Board, a directive ... [Published Washington Post - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 4 reports

Regional Rail strike begins; Corbett to seek federal help [The Philadelphia Inquirer :: ]

June 14--SEPTA railroad engineers and electrical workers went on strike early Saturday, halting commuter rail service in the Philadelphia region, after last-ditch efforts by federal mediators failed to break an impasse in the long-running labor dispu ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 14 2014]

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"We are disappointed with the recommendations of the [presidential emergency board] particularly because the board, instead of directly addressing the economic analysis of the employees, simply sidestepped the core issue of this labor dispute" the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and IBEW Local 744 said in a joint statement
"Our local representatives are working full time as employees of SEPTA, and they're not always available to talk on telephones while they're operating their trains" Bruno said Tuesday
"We are pleased with the results of the report," said Jerri Williams, a SEPTA spokeswoman. "It's what we've been trying to explain in negotiations with the unions for a number of years."
...units of housing without any reduction in occupancy," said Joe Marinucci, president and chief executive officer of the Downtown Cleveland Alliance. "We're still at about 95 percent. This year, we have about 1,100 units under construction that will come online within the next 18 months. Early pre-leasing information from those developers indicates that there's continuous demand."

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SEPTA unions dislike presidential panel recomme... [Published Philly.com - Jul 18 2014]
William A. (Bill) Broomfield [Published McCook Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
BNSF, SMART seek historic crew consist revision [Published Railway Age - Jul 17 2014]
Federal panel releases recommendations on SEPTA... [Published News Works - Jul 15 2014]
Presidential Board Findings Support Septa In Re... [Published CBS Philadelphia - Jul 15 2014]
Presidential board sides with SEPTA on key fact... [Published News Works - Jul 15 2014]
Local History: Hawley's link to the Civil War p... [Published NEagle.com - Jul 15 2014]
Federal panel backs SEPTA in union dispute [Published Philly.com - Jul 15 2014]
Developers Plan Almost 400 New Apartments for D... [Published Commercial Property Executive - Jul 12 2014]
A new future for Cleveland’s iconic Standard Bu... [Published REJournals.com - Jul 08 2014]
Duane E. Enkers, 88 [Published Wahpeton News - Jul 01 2014]
Standard Building fetches $3.9 million in sale ... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 01 2014]
Campaign notebook: Amash to stop in Battle Cree... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jun 30 2014]
Standard Building near Public Square will becom... [Published Cleveland.com - Jun 30 2014]
Edwards, James "Jimmy" [Published West Kentucky Star.com - Jun 30 2014]
BLET conducts ratification vote for CN-Wisconsi... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jun 25 2014]
Keolis inks labor contracts with 14 unions to o... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jun 24 2014]
Local History: Recalling Charles Krauss, Erie R... [Published NEagle.com - Jun 24 2014]
Keolis, unions reach agreement in Boston [Published Railway Age - Jun 23 2014]
MA: Keolis Commuter Services Reaches Agreement ... [Published Mass Transit Magazine - Jun 23 2014]
Feds Meet With SEPTA, Unions to Avoid Strike [Published NBC Philadelphia - Jun 23 2014]
Valparaiso attorney appointed to Presidential E... [Published NWI Times - Jun 18 2014]
EDITORIAL: Federal intervention good for area t... [Published Delco Times - Jun 18 2014]
How 430 People Shut Down Philadelphia Rail Serv... [Published International Business Times - Jun 16 2014]
SEPTA riders happy to see trains running withou... [Published Delco Times - Jun 16 2014]
UPDATED: President Obama signs executive order ... [Published Yardley News - Jun 16 2014]
With strike over, SEPTA riders exude relief [Published Philly.com - Jun 16 2014]
Commuters relieved that SEPTA strike is averted [Published Delco Times - Jun 16 2014]
Philadelphia-Area Commuter Rail on Strike [Published Planetizen - Jun 15 2014]
Obama's executive order ends Pennsylvania railw... [Published WPXI - Jun 15 2014]
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(PHILADELPHIA) — Commuter rail service in the Philadelphia area was restored early Sunday, just hours after workers returned to their jobs following a brief strike that was ended when President Barack Obama intervened, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation ...
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