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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU May 31, 2018

    RRB Release – Railroad Retirement Age Reductions

    Railroad retirement benefits are subject to reduction if an employee with less than 30 years of service retires before attaining full retirement age. While employees with less than 30 years of service may still retire at age 62, the age at which full retirement benefits are payable has been gradually increasing since the year 2000,

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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU May 25, 2018

    RRB Issues Statements of Service

    Each year, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) prepares a Certificate of Service Months and Compensation (Form BA-6) for every railroad employee who had creditable railroad compensation in the previous calendar year. The RRB will mail the forms to employees during the first half of June. While every effort has been made to maintain current addresses

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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU May 17, 2018

    RRB Will Mail New Medicare Cards

    The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will send new Medicare cards to its beneficiaries in the coming weeks. The primary benefit of the new cards is that it makes identity theft much less likely, since they will no longer include the beneficiary’s social security number. This initiative results from the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization

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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU March 30, 2018

    RRB Release – Comparison of Benefits Under Railroad Retirement and Social Security

    Employers and employees covered by the Railroad Retirement Act pay higher retirement taxes than those covered by the Social Security Act, so that railroad retirement benefits remain higher than social security benefits, especially for career employees who have 30 or more years of service. The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has released a questions and answers

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  • Legislative Outlook , Railroad Retirement , TCU March 16, 2018

    Reps. Lipinski and Bacon lead bipartisan effort supporting Rail Workers and Retirees

    Today, Illinois Democrat Dan Lipinski joined with Nebraska Republican Don Bacon to lead a letter supporting additional funding to the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). The letter had broad bipartisan support from their colleagues in Congress, including 12 Republicans and 23 Democrats. Click HERE to view read the Lipinski-Bacon letter Once secured, this funding will be

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