Posts by Sereena Hogan

BLET Auxiliary Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The BLET Auxiliary is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 School Year.    The BLET Auxiliary Scholarship Program provides $1,000 scholarships to qualifying students who wish to pursue higher education. The Auxiliary also offers two $2,500 scholarships annually in collaboration with Locomotive Engineers and Conductors Mutual Protective Association (LECMA). The two $2,500 scholarships are…

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Winter 2017 Legislative Report

Winter 2017 Legislative Report By Kathleen Bisbikis, National 2nd Vice President, National Legislative Rep., BLET Auxiliary Below are some of the most recent news items that affect all of us. Please feel free to share these with your local auxiliary. If you have information you would like to share with me for future updates, please…

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Autumn Legislative Update

By Kathleen Bisbikis, National 2nd Vice President, National Legislative Rep, BLET Auxiliary Below are some of the most recent news items that affect all of us. Please feel free to share these with your local auxiliary. If you have information you would like to share with me for future updates, please send it to me…

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Ask Senators to VOTE NO on Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Proposal

Following is a message from the BLET Mobilization Team regarding the current “Graham-Cassidy” legislation the Senate is trying to fast track through the process. Time is of the essence as the Senate is required by the reconciliation process to pass this bill by September 30, 2017. All Auxiliary members, BLET members (active and retired), and…

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April/May 2017 Legislative Report by Kathleen Bisbikis

April/May 2017 Legislative Report By Kathleen Bisbikis, National 2nd Vice President, National Legislative Rep, BLET Auxiliary Below are some of the most recent news items that affect all of us. Please feel free to share these with your local auxiliary. If you have information you would like to share with me for future updates, please…

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January-February Legislative Update

January/February 2017 Legislative Report By Kathleen Bisbikis, National 2nd Vice President, National Legislative Rep, BLET Auxiliary Below are some of the most recent news items that affect all of us. Please feel free to share these with your local auxiliary. If you have information you would like to share with me for future updates, please…

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Legislative Update – November-December 2016

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – November-December 2016 By Kathleen Bisbikis, National 2nd Vice President, National Legislative Rep, BLET Auxiliary Below are some of the most recent news items that affect all of us. Please feel free to share these with your local auxiliary. If you have information you would like to share with me for future updates,…

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Summer Legislative Update

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – SUMMER 2016 By Kathleen Bisbikis, National 2nd Vice President, National Legislative Rep, BLET Auxiliary Below are some of the most recent news items that affect all of us. Please feel free to share these with your local auxiliary. If you have information you would like to share with me for future updates,…

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Memorial Fund for Panhandle Texas Accident Victims

Memorial Fund for BLET Members killed in the Panhandle, Texas Train Accident A memorial fund has been set up by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers BNSF/ATSF General Committee of Adjustment in memory of our BLET Brother Cody Owens and BLET Sister Lara Taylor, who both lost their lives in the tragic accident that occurred in…

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Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day 2016 The following message from BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce was posted as a newsflash on the BLET website on May 27, 2016. Please pay special attention to President Pierce’s request in Paragraph 4 below for all active and retired BLET members and BLET Auxiliary members to join together with him in an…

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