|Information For New Employers
Under the RRA & RUIA
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Your company or organization has been determined to be a covered employer
under the Railroad Retirement (RRA) and Railroad Unemployment Insurance (RUIA)
Acts. To help explain the railroad retirement system and your responsibilities
under these acts, we are providing you with a number of online resources.
Employer Reporting Instructions -
Detailed information covering the duties and responsibilities of covered employers under the RRA and
RUIA. We recommend you review this resource first.
Forms - The listing of compensation reporting forms used by covered
Employer Online Services -
The listing of the online services offered by the RRB to covered employers including ERS.Net
(for online compensation reporting) and the Online (Settlement) Payment Service.
Earnings Limits, Tax Rates
and COLA's - The listing of financial, actuarial and statistical
information relevant to covered employers.
Rail Employer Calendar -
The listing of important due dates for employer tax payments and compensation
Program and Circular Letters -
The listing of official RRB communications sent to covered employers in order to keep
them informed of issues and procedures that affect them, and to provide specific assistance and clarification
on matters which may impact their duties and responsibilities under the Acts.
Employer Exchange Newsletter Index -
The listing of newsletters released to provide covered employers with information of a more general nature, including
report reminders/due dates, upcoming events and basic information.
RRBVision Presentation Library -
The listing of multimedia presentations that may be helpful to covered employers while fulfilling their reporting
responsibilities related to the railroad retirement system.
Office of the Management Member (MMO) -
A resource maintained by the MMO designed to assist covered employers in their responsibilities under
the RRA and RUIA
General RRB Benefit Information -
The listing of information and topics of interest to annuitants and railroad workers including, but not limited to
information about RRB Disability, Retirement, Survivor and Unemployment/Sickness benefits
RRB Benefit Forms and Publications -
The listing of forms and publications relevant to annuitants and railroad workers including,
but not limited to RRB Disability, Retirement, Survivor and Unemployment/Sickness benefits.
For more information or assistance, please contact the Quality Reporting Service Center via e-mail at
or by telephone at 312-751-4992.
Nathaniel A. Coleman
Chief of Compensation & Employer Services Center