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RRB announces spring 2019 Pre-Retirement Seminars

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, February 14 — The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has announced its schedule of Pre-Retirement Seminars for the spring of 2019.  Designed for railroad employees and spouses planning to retire within five years, Pre-Retirement Seminars will familiarize attendees with the retirement benefits available to them, and also guide them through the application process.…

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President appoints three to Railroad Retirement Board

(Source: Railroad Retirement Board press release, February 7, 2019) CHICAGO — President Donald J. Trump has appointed Erhard R. Chorlé to be the Chairman of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board, Johnathan D. Bragg to be the Labor Member, and Thomas R. Jayne to be the Carrier Member. Their appointments to the three-member Board were confirmed…

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Q&A: RRB reports performance under customer service plan

(Source: Railroad Retirement Board press release, January 29, 2019)  CHICAGO — The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board’s Customer Service Plan promotes the principles and objectives of customer-driven quality service agency-wide. The RRB’s plan lays out the standards and expresses the time frames in terms of when the agency is required to make its decision to pay or…

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Q&A: RRB appeals procedure

(Source: Railroad Retirement Board press release, December 15, 2018) CHICAGO — 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 following questions and answers describe the appeals process for persons whose claims under the Railroad Retirement Act or Railroad…

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Trump to nominate Bragg, Jayne to Railroad Retirement Board

(Source: Progressive Railroading 12/07/2018) President Donald Trump announced he intends to nominate Johnathan Bragg and Thomas Jayne to the Railroad Retirement Board. Trump will nominate Bragg to serve as the board’s employee representative for the remainder of a five-year term expiring Aug. 28, 2019, and an additional five-year term expiring Aug. 28. 2024, according to a…

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