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 2015.
Registration is required.
Pre-Retirement Seminars - Registration Forms
Registration for the Central Islip (May 15) and Atlanta (June 19) seminars is
now closed. If you would still like pre-retirement information, please
contact us. Individual retirement counseling is available in person at one
of our field offices, or by phone by contacting the RRB toll-free at
If you are interested in attending one of our other seminars, please 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.
May 7, 2015: United Transportation Union, 619 East St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
May 15, 2015: Sheet Metal Workers Local #359, 2604 E. Adams St., Phoenix, Arizona.
June 5, 2015: UAW Local 450, 4589 Northwest 6th Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.
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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