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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU October 30, 2019

    RRB Release – Railroad Retiree Earnings Limits Increase in 2020

    In a release from the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB): Railroad retirement annuitants subject to earnings restrictions can earn more in 2020 without having their benefits reduced as a result of increases in earnings limits indexed to average national wage increases. Like social security benefits, some railroad retirement benefit payments are subject to deductions if an

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  • Legislative Outlook , Railroad Retirement , TCU October 17, 2019

    Rail Labor and Management Continue Calls For Increased Funding For Railroad Retirement Board

    A joint letter was written to Congress from the Rail Labor Division (RLD) of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) of which TCU is a member and the Association of American Railroads (AAR), requesting full funding of the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). The letter reads: On behalf of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and

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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU June 1, 2019

    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 with 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 24, 2019

    RRB Release – Medicare for Railroad Families

    The Federal Medicare program provides hospital and medical insurance protection for railroad retirement annuitants and their families, just as it does for social security beneficiaries. Medicare has the following parts: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) helps pay for inpatient care in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (following a hospital stay), some home health care services,

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  • Railroad Retirement , TCU April 20, 2019


    The National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust (the “Trust”) issues a Quarterly Update to provide current information on the Trust’s operations and activities relating to its investment operations. This update reports on the Trust’s activities for the quarter ending March 31, 2019. Copies of the Trust’s Annual Management Report and each Quarterly Update are available on

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