Designed for railroad employees and spouses planning to retire within five
years, Pre-Retirement Seminars offered by the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board
will familiarize attendees with the retirement benefits available to them, and
also guide them through the application process. Sponsored by the Office
of the Labor Member, seminars will be held at a number of locations in 2016.
Registration is required.
Pre-Retirement Seminars - Registration Forms
Individuals interested in attending a seminar must print and complete one of
the registration forms listed below. Completed forms should be submitted
by mail or fax to the RRB office shown on the form.
April 22, 2016:
Jerome Hill Theater (1st floor), 180 E. 5th Street, St. Paul, Minnesota.
April 28, 2016: Gus Solomon Federal Courthouse, 620 SW Main Street,
Room 101, Portland, Oregon .
May 6, 2016: Leo
O'Brien Federal Building, 11A Clinton Avenue, Room 823, Albany, New York.
May 13, 2016: U.S.
Post Office Building, 657 Second Ave. North, Room 319, Fargo, North Dakota.
2016: Can-Do Building, Community Room (2nd Floor), 1 South Church
Street, Hazleton, PA
Informational Conference Program
The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board's Informational Conference Program began
in October 1957, over 50 years ago. Sponsored by the Office of the Labor
Member, these conferences are conducted at the request of the Chief Executives
of the railway labor unions. They are designed to provide local union
officers with comprehensive information about the benefits available to members
and their families under the railroad retirement and unemployment insurance
systems. By attending these conferences, union officers become better
informed and better able to provide accurate and reliable information to their
A major part of the Informational Conference Program is a PowerPoint slide
presentation examining the various benefits provided active, retired and
disabled rail workers and their families and survivors. You may view these
presentation materials by selecting from the following topics:
Informational handouts and other helpful materials are provided to all Informational Conference attendees.
The following are links to online and downloadable versions of this material:
These additional informational materials, while not provided at Informational Conferences, are available for viewing and downloading:
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