recently announced their intent to
Dakota, Minnesota &
Eastern ("DM&E) line
to Genesee & Wyoming,
Jeff Doerr is proactive in
protecting our members
in mergers and acquisitions.....
here for important information from PDGC Doerr
ATTENTION MEMBERS SUBJECT TO THE
NATIONAL HEALTH AND WELFARE PLAN:
District 19 is introducing a new web tool tool for
those that fall under
the National Health and Welfare Plan. Now
all of the information
you need on
all your benefits, including forms, medical & prescriptions drugs, behavior health and
substance abuse, dental, vision, life, fsa, supplemental sickness,
retirement center, railroad enrollment services no matter which benefit
administrator provides your coverage, just one click away:
Go to this web site. You will find it very informative.
Visit this site often
and before you need to apply for benefits for updates. This
web site will
be able to answer all your questions.
Welcome Railroad members.
Welcome to the new Railroad Information Depot web
site, where you can find all your benefit information
and forms, regardless of which benefit
administrator provides your coverage.
Simply point to a topic to read more about what each one
you find what you're looking for, click and you
will be brought to the
page with the information you need.
Note: Information on this site does not apply to AMTRAK employees.
From The Desk Of
Walter A. Barrows
U. S. Railroad Retirement Board
The Railroad Retirement Act provides
for railroaders who become totally or occupationally disable. Mr.
Barrows has put out a question and answer publication. This
answers important questions about
annuities for railroad employees. Click on his publication above to view and
Please share this with
your fellow workers and members
at you next Local Lodge meeting.
Whistle Sell for Guide Dogs of
Get your 125th year Memorial Train
Whistle. This whistle
was made and marked for the 125th
year celebration of the
IAM&AW. Whistles are $10.00
plus $1.00 for shipping
for a total of $11.00 dollars for each whistle ordered. We have
a limited supply and once they are
gone they are gone.
All proceeds from the sale minus
the $1.00 for shipping
will go to the Guide Dogs of
Don't be left out order yours
Contact the Denver office by email
or phone listed
rail labor join forces in support of
house bill h.r. 3489
to repeal the current finding for
transitional reinsurance program
authorized by the
patient protection affordable care act
(aca)December 13, 2013
Under the Law the Transitional Reinsurance Program
is expected to collect over
$25 Billion in fees overt a three year period
beginning January 1, 2014 to the
Department of Human and Health Services to supplement the program.
This bill will
cost the National Health and Welfare Plan an
estimated $57 Million over the next three
years. The Railroad Industry simply cannot
afford these fees.........Read
the letter sent to our House of Representatives from Labor