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Recent Updates on the Web Site

October 13: Employers: Redesigned forms ID-40Q, "Quarterly Notice to Employers - RUIA" and ID-R/S "Annual Notice to Employers - RUIA"

October 8: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

October 6: Updated the Actuarial and Statistical Information Index:

October 5 : Employers: Debt Collection Information Under Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act

October 1: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

September 30: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

September 29: New surcharge of 1.5 percent will be added to the basic RUIA tax rate for each established employer beginning January 1, 2005

September 29: Updated the Actuarial and Statistical Information Index:

  • Statistical Tables Through Fiscal Year 2003

September 24: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

September 22: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

September 17: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

September 16: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

September 10: Added the September 2004 Issue of the Employers Exchange Newsletter

September 10: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

September 9: Updated the Actuarial and Statistical Information Index:

  • Automatic Increases — COLA's and wage indexed amounts: Added 2005 Medicare Amounts
  • Average Railroad Employment, January 2003-July 2004
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through July 2004

September 8: September 2004 Railroad Retirement Information questions and answers "The Importance of a Current Connection for Railroad Retirement Benefits "

September 3: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

August 31: Updated the Actuarial and Statistical Information Index:

August 30: Roanoke District Office's Johnson City, TN service location has changed (PDF)

August 27: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

August 25: Updated the Actuarial and Statistical Information Index:

  • Quarterly Benefit Statistics, April 2004 - June 2004

August 23: Revised booklet Form RB-1, Employee Age and Service Annuities

August 19: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

August 19: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

August 13: Updated the Office of Administration organization page with Karen A. Bentall as the new supervisor of the Acquisitions Management division.

August 13: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

August 12: Updated the Statistical Index page:

  • Average Railroad Employment, January 2003 - June 2004
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through June 2004
  • Total Railroad Employment by State and County

August 12: August 2004 Railroad Retirement Information questions and answers "Railroad Retirement Service Credits and Pay for Time Lost"

August 12: Updated the Printable List of RRB Offices (PDF)

August 6: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

August 5: Revised booklet Form RB-1, Employee Age and Service Annuities

August 4: Updated NO FEAR Act Data for the 3rd Quarter

August 2: Revised booklet Form RB-17, For Use With Survivor Annuity Applications

July 30: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

July 30: Updated the Statistical Index page with Benefits and Beneficiaries Under the Railroad Retirement and Unemployment Insurance Systems, May 2004

July 29: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

July 27: Revised booklet Form RB-3, Furnishing Evidence to Support Your Claim

July 27: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

July 23: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

July 21: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

July 20: Revised booklet Form UB-9, Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Benefits

July 19: Revised booklet Form RB-20, Medicare for Railroad Workers and Their Families

July 19: Employers: New Benefit Year Information

July 16: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

July 15: Updated the Statistical Index page:

  • Average Railroad Employment, January 2003 - May 2004
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through May 2004

July 13: Revised booklet Form RB-30, Spouse/Divorced Spouse Annuities

July 9: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

July 2: Added July 2004 Railroad Retirement Information questions and answers "RRB Financial Reports"

July 2: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

June 25: Updated the Statistical Index page:

  • Projected Maximum Earnings Base Information
  • Railroad Retirement Act Annuitants and Active Railroad Employees by Congressional District
  • Benefits and Beneficiaries Under the Railroad Retirement and Unemployment Insurance Systems, April 2004
  • Annual Report on the Railroad Retirement System required by Section 502 of the Railroad Retirement Solvency Act of 1983 (Public Law 98-76)

June 24: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

June 21: Appended sickness application SI-1ab to the online PDF version of the RRB booklet UB-11, Sickness Benefits for Railroad Employees.

June 21: Updated Form RB-9, Employee and Spouse Annuities - Events That Must Be Reported

June 18: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

June 17: Updated the Statistical Index page:

  • Quarterly Benefit Statistics, January-March 2004
  • Financial Status of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance System required by Section 7105 of the Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988

June 15: Updated "kids sites" links in Fun Facts About Railroads

June 14: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

June 14: Added Benefit Rate Increase for Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Benefits

June 10: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

June 10: Updated the Statistical Index page:

  • Average Railroad Employment, January 2003 - April 2004
  • Benefits and Beneficiaries Under the Railroad Retirement and Unemployment Insurance Systems, March 2004
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through April 2004

June 7: New York District Office's Hamden, CT schedule of service for September has changed

June 4: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

June 3: Added the April 2004 Issue of the Employers Exchange Newsletter

June 3: Added New Benefit Year for Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Benefits

June 3: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

June 2: Detroit, MI district office has new location

June 1: Updated Bureau of Information Services organization pages

May 28: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

May 28: Updated the Statistical Index page:

  • Active Employees and Railroad Retirement Act Beneficiaries by State - 2003
  • Total Employment by State and Last Railroad Employer, Calendar Year 2002
  • The Statistical Tables through 2003

May 27: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

May 25: Added RRB Issuing Statements of Service

May 21: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

May 18: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

May 14: Updated the Statistical Index page with:

  • Average Railroad Employment January 2003 - March 2004
  • Benefits and Beneficiaries Under the Railroad Retirement Unemployment Insurance Systems, February 2004)
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through March 2004

May 13: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

May 7: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

May 5: Updated RRB's Commercial Activities Inventory

May 5: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

April 30: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

April 28: Publication IB-2 (3-04), Railroad Retirement and Survivor Benefits

April 28: Updated Publication G-177a, General Conditions Under Which a Person is Entitled to a Railroad Retirement Divorced Spouse Annuity

April 28: Updated Publication G-177, General Conditions Under Which a Person is Entitled to a Railroad Employee Annuity

April 27: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

April 23: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

April 22: Added Public Service Pension Reduction Exemption Revised

April 20: Updated the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act (NO FEAR Act)

April 16: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

April 14: Updated the Statistical Index page with:

  • Average Railroad Employment January 2003 - February 2004
  • Benefits and Beneficiaries Under the Railroad Retirement Unemployement Insurance Systems (January 2004)
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through February 2004

April 13: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

April 9: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

April 6: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

April 2: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

March 30: Reminder to Rail and Labor Employers to use 2004 RUIA Contribution Rates

March 26: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

March 26: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

M arch 25:  Applications for Railroad Unemployment Benefits Available Online

March 25:  Railroad Retirement Annuity Estimates to be Available Online

March 25: Added Longevity of Railroad Retirement Beneficiaries

March 19: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

March 18: Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2003

March 18: Justification of Budget Estimates for Fiscal Year 2005

March 17: Updated the Statistical Index page with:

  • Average Railroad Employment January 2003 - January 2004
  • Average Railroad Employment, January 2002-December 2003
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through January 2004
  • Benefits and Beneficiaries Under the Railroad Retirement Unemployment Insurance Systems (December 2003)
  • Quarterly Benefit Statistics, October - December 2003

March 16: RRB Enterprise Architecuture Reference

March 11: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

March 11: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

March 9: Added Benefits Under Railroad Retirement and Social Security

March 5 : Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

March 3: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

February 27: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

February 25: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

February 24: Added Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Submission

February 20: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

February 19: Report Under the Freedom of Information Act for the Year 2003

February 17: Updated the Statistical Index page with:

  • Average Railroad Employment through December 2003
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through December2003
  • Benefits and Beneficiaries Under the Railroad Retirement Unemployement Insurance Systems (November 2003)

February 17: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

February 13: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

February 12: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

February 6: Added Federal Income Tax and Railroad Retirement Benefits

February 6: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

February 6:  2003 Annual Report to the White House and Congress

February 6 : Updated Monthly Railroad Retirement Act Payment Dates

February 6 : Updated  Board Coverage Decisions

January 30: Implementation of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (NO FEAR Act)

January 30: RRB Names Arfa Director of Hearings and Appeals

January 29: Updated Board Coverage Decisions

January 23: Added: December 2003 Employer Exchange Newsletter

January 23: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

January 23: Press Release No. 04-1, January 2004, "RRB Internet Site for Employer Reporting Now Available"

January 23: Updated Agency Overiew

January 16: Added Program Letter requesting information on the status of employers which have previously reported they had no compensated employees

January 16: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

January 16: Updated the Statistical Index page with:

  • Beneficiaries under the Railroad Retirement Unemployement Insurance Systems (October 2003)
  • Selected National and Railroad Data through November 2003
  • Quarterly Benefit Statistics, July - September 2003
  • Average Railroad Employment, January 2002-November 2003
  • Projected Maximum Earnings Bases Under December 2003 Office of Management and Budget Economic Assumptions

January 15: Added New Medicare Legislation

January 9: Updated the Railroad Jobs Listing

January 9: Employers: Tier II Earnings Base --- Correction to RRB Website

January 9:  Added a link to FirstGov en Espanol on the Links page

January 5: Added the Quarterly Benefit Statistics Report for July through September 2003

January 5: Updated  Board Coverage Decisions

January 2: Updated the 2004 Schedule of Services for all of our district and regional offices.


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