Members Write Their Own Plan for Rail Unity: UTU-BLET Merger Proposed
Railroad engineers and trainmen from two unions are building solidarity and union democracy on the rails. On January 1, Railroad Operating Crafts United (ROCU), a cross-union rail workers’ reform group, officially launched its campaign to unite the two unions: the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and the United Transportation Union (UTU). . . .