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Conrail/CSXT Northern GCA

General Chairman                 Patrick Driscoll     

1st Vice Genral Chairman  Michael McCrory II    

2nd Vice General Chairman  Felipe Burgos   

3rd Vice General Chairman   Josh LaMarti

4th Vice General Chairman   Wayne Bancroft

Secretary Treasurer           Christopher Eleczko

Alt Secretary Treasurer      Thomas Fay 

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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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Updated: Dec. 02 (09:06)

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Open Enrollment
Updated On: Oct 08, 2023

We are excited to announce the open enrollment for the BLET's Short-Term Disability Enhanced-Plan and Enhanced-Plan Plus has begun. These options are designed to enhance the negotiated Base Plan benefit provided by the railroad.

Open Enrollment Details:

  • Open Enrollment Period: Now through October 31, 2023
  • Coverage Effective Date: November 1, 2023

Coverage Highlights:


·         The Enhanced-Plan pays an additional $102 weekly benefit for a combined weekly benefit of $402.

·         Starts paying on day 22 from the date of disability and pays for up to 35 weeks.

·         Monthly premium is $25.00.

Enhanced-Plan Plus

·         The Enhanced-Plan Plus pays an additional $102 weekly benefit for a combined weekly benefit of $402.

·         Starts paying on day 22 from the date of disability and pays for up to 52 weeks.

·         Monthly premium is $40.00.

Important Eligibility Information:

  • To be eligible for the Base-Plan with premiums paid for by the railroad, a Member must have at least seven starts in the prior month, with at least one of those starts as an engineer.

Members can enroll online at blet.unionhub/enroll. If anyone has questions or needs assistance, feel free to call Union One at (224) 848-4941.

We kindly request that you share this information with your members to ensure they are aware of this valuable opportunity. If you or any of your Members have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Thank you for your ongoing support. 

Warm Regards,

Peter C. Gilbertson

Vice President-Rail Division

Union One

(Previously Cornerstone Benefits Management)

28160 W Northwest HWY

Suite 100

Lake Barrington, IL 60010

Mobile: 480.395.9333

December 02, 2023
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