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 is determined, and how age reductions are applied to railroad…

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Decisions and Choices

Members, In the current era of “PSR” railroading, it is needed more than ever the ability to adapt to changes in the industry. Please review the attached link for extra resources for job marketing skills.  Dislocated-Worker-Resource-Manual

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EPA information forms sent by CSX.

Members, There was a miscommunication regarding the paperwork sent to furloughed members from CSX. It appears that the Carrier is updating their information in order to pay out EPA to our furloughed members. The paperwork sent to our members is not to start EPA. Of course, the reason for you being adversely effected was the…

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CSX closes Russell Locomotive Shop, eliminating 113 jobs.

  CSX announced Friday morning to employees in Russell, Kentucky, that the company will be closing the Russell Locomotive Shop and eliminating 113 positions. CSX issued a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notice in conjunction with the shop closure.“As a result of the locomotive shop closure, 113 positions are being eliminated, and impacted…

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