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Additionally you'll see on the calendar above a shaded date, that would indicate an event such as a union meeting, or union event. Eventually we'll have every Division's meeting in our GCA on the calendar. If you want to know what's going on on a particular date just click on the box.
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Who We Are

The CR/SAA CSX North GCA comprises 13 Local Divisions representing over 700 members of the BLET as follows:

-Division 1 (Detroit, Michigan) CR/SAA

-Division 3(Cleveland, Ohio) CSX

-Division 46(Selkirk,New York) CSX

-Division 63 (West Springfield, Mass.) CSX

-Division 157 (Jersey City, NJ) CR/SAA

-Division 169 (Dewitt (E.Syracuse) NY) CSX

-Division 227 (Massena/Watertown, NY) CSX

-Division 235 (Union City, NJ) CSX

-Division 382 (Buffalo, NY) CSX

-Division 387(Camden, NJ) CR/SAA

-Division 421 (Buffalo, NY) CSX

-Division 439 (Boston, Mass.) CSX

-Division 601(NJCT) CR/SAA

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State House Committee Calls
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2019 Providence Amphitheater Concert Schedule
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Deputies cleared to Return to Duty
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Elimination of Multi-Purpose Tools
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May 1st Day of Action
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H&W Info

H&W information isn't always something we think about, yet it is important for both us as members, and our families lives. Our families don't always know where to look for the infomation, so this is a start in the quest in keeping our families informed (in addition to ourselves).

One recent resource is the online site  where you can apply for the FSA/HSA and monitor benefits and changes, as well as make changes to your H&W status.

 If there are other items you'd, or your families would like to see please let us know.

These are the latest H&W books we have for H&W benefits and RRB sickness and unemployment benefits.

Pleae note that contact numbers/names info DOES change so if there is a change or error in the information presented that you see let us know so everyone else gets the notice of the change.

Addtionally as of 9/1/2015 The GCA is participating in an additional policy of disability insurance that is available for BLET members to participate in Via Cornerstone Assurance Group. These policies are in addition to the BLET Short Term Disability policy already in place and/or available to the BLET member.

Please note that Cornerstone policies are available to all BLET members regardless of engine service seniority where BLET STD policy is currently only available to those with engine service seniority. 

H&W Monthly Contribution rate to rise July 1, 2016
Jun 06, 2016
As some of you may have already heard the monthly contribution rate for an employees H&W (Currently $198) is set to rise to approximately $228 on July 1, 2016.  Why.
RRB Q&A: Unemployment and sickness benefits for railroad employees 2015
Aug 06, 2015
RRB Q&A: Unemployment and sickness benefits for railroad employees (Source: U.S.
Short Term Disability Part B changes 2015
Mar 02, 2015
Effective March 2015 the if you participate in the BLET Short Term Disability Program Part B (the one you pay for currently as part of your dues deduction every month IF you participate) You will no longer be able to have such premiums for that insurance deducted as a portion of the dues deduction every month and must have the premium "auto debited" from your banking account.
Download: Part B Change of Collection.pdf

H&W Booklet
Nov 15, 2013
Latest H&W Booklet that I have, if there is a new one out there send me a copy and I will post.
Download: h&wspd2008-09final.pdf

Dental Benefits Booklet
Nov 15, 2013

Download: 2007dental.pdf

Railroad Retirement Sickness Benefits
Nov 21, 2013

Download: RRB Sickness Benefit Forms.pdf

Railroad Unemployment benefits
Nov 21, 2013

Download: RRB Unemployment Benefits Forms.pdf

Conerstone Disability/Life insurance
Aug 06, 2015
Cornerstone Assurance Group offers BLET members regardless if Train or Engine service, additional Short Term and Long Term Disability options as well as additional Life and AD&D (accidental death/dismemberment) insurance option. Enrollment is once per year except new BLET members who become BLET members between the enrollment periods have the ability to enroll sooner.
Download: Cornerstone info packet.pdf

Vision Plan -Eyemed
Nov 27, 2013

Download: Vision Plan to EyeMed.pdf

BLET Short Term Disability Program
Nov 27, 2013

Download: Short term Disability.pdf

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