RRB: Coronavirus Relief Act impacts railroad workers

(The following is a Railroad Retirement Board press release) CHICAGO, March 31 — The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, signed into law by President Trump on March 27, boosts unemployment and sickness benefits for railroad workers...

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Railroad workers to benefit from coronavirus stimulus package

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, March 27 - The needs of railroad workers and their families - including improvements to railroad unemployment benefits - are included in the new coronavirus stimulus package, which was signed into law today. On March 26, the United States Senate...

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PTI COVID-19 Update

Brothers and Sisters, Through conference calls between senior leadership within the UP and the BLET General Committees, it is essential for all members to understand the following: We are to be moved at all times complying with the 1 cab – 1 crew procedure, without...

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RRB Labor Member message to Rail Labor

CHICAGO - The following is a message to Rail Labor from John Bragg, Labor Member of the Railroad Retirement Board: The purpose of this notice is to update you on how COVID-19 is impacting operations at the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). Be assured, while it is not...

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COVID-19: UP Employees’ Most Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? We’ve got answers. Union Pacific has received hundreds of COVID-19-related questions on topics such as potential exposure, commuting to work in areas with “shelter in place” orders and child care resources. Q: What is considered a possible COVID-19...

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