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Retraction: Heritage Foundation Not Targeting Railroad Retirement for Repeal or Reining In

RETRACTION: HERITAGE FOUNDATION NOT TARGETING RAILROAD RETIREMENT FOR REPEAL OR REINING IN On December 20, 2016, we posted on our website a statement that The Heritage Foundation (“Heritage”) included Railroad Retirement on a list of government programs that it sought to repeal or rein in. Heritage has contacted us and informed us that they are

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Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Benefits Will Slightly Decrease Under Adjusted Sequestration Rate

Beginning October 1, 2016, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will reduce railroad unemployment and sickness insurance benefits by 6.9 percent, up from the current 6.8 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

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