FYI FYI: Chicago Service Unit Team,

A Mechanical Car team member tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. At the direction of our Health & Medical team, the employee has been in self quarantine since 04/03/20. The employee reported experiencing COVID-19 symptoms to his local occupational nurse,...

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RR Unemployment/Sickness Benefits Regarding COVID-19 Bill.

Filing Applications/Claims for Benefits during the National Emergency due to the COVID-19 Virus The RUIA provides for payment of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits to eligible employees for days of unemployment and for the payment of sickness insurance (SI) benefits...

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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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