Members will be receiving materials in the mail in the near future which will provide details of the 2018 Open Enrollment. During the period of October 1 until October 31, 2017, members can securely access the Railroad Enrollment Services online at www.yourtracktohealth.com/public/Login.aspx to review and make changes to their benefits or personal record for 2018. […]
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Beginning October 1, 2017, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will reduce railroad unemployment and sickness insurance benefits by 6.6 percent, down from the current 6.9 percent reduction, as required by law. The adjusted reduction amount is based on revised projections of benefit claims and payments under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. It will remain […]
According to Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) policy, every annuitant has the right to manage his or her own benefits. However, when physical or mental impairments make a railroad retirement annuitant incapable of properly handling benefit payments, or where the RRB determines that the interests of the annuitant so require, the agency can appoint a representative […]
IAM Local 873 Plant Committeeman Bryan Trotter, center, presents organizers for the Horicon Marsh Veterans Hunt in Horicon, WI with a $2,000 donation on behalf of the International Association of Machinists. IAM International President Bob Martinez recently donated $2,000 in support of an IAM Local 873-supported community service event for veterans. Martinez learned of the […]
Older Americans Would be Hard Hit The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “Senators Graham and Cassidy saved the worst for last. Their bill will take affordable health care away from at least 32 million […]