Q&A: Railroad Retirement Age Reductions

While railroad employees with less than 30 years of service may retire at age 62, their railroad retirement benefits are subject to early retirement (“age”) reductions if they retire before attaining their full retirement age. The following questions and answers explain how full retirement age Read More …

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. As a result, railroad retirement benefits are higher than social security benefits, especially for “career” employees (those employees who have 30 or more years Read More …

RRB Disibility Training

05-11-2018 – District 19 Trains RRB Disibility Examiners Railroad Retirement Board Disability Examiner Training  Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Labor Member of the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) requested District Lodge 19 to develop a Power Point Presentation of the work and tasks that Railroad Machinists do in Read More …

Railroad Retirement Board Appeals Procedures

Persons claiming retirement, disability, survivor, unemployment or sickness benefits from the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) have the right to appeal unfavorable determinations on their claims. The RRB released a questions and answers that describes the appeals process for persons whose claims under the Railroad Retirement Read More …