Financial crisis in the railroad retirement system
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Financial crisis in the railroad retirement system hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session on H.R. 1646 ... March 1, 1983. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Railroads -- Employees -- Pensions -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .E552 1983l
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 169 p. ;
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2817715M
LC Control Number83602606

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e Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. These programs provide income For many years this book has been utilized by officials of railway management, rail labor, government and beneficiaries, as well as by Financial Position of the Railroad Retirement System .. 50 4 H EALTH I NSURANCE FOR THE A GED AND D File Size: KB. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Commission on Railroad Retirement. OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages illustrations 24 cm.   Since August , when Congress last addressed the financing of the Railroad Retirement System, employment in the rail industry has dropped to , workers from ,, a decrease of 31 percent. The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is required by law to submit annual reports to Congress on the financial condition of the railroad retirement and railroad unemployment insurance systems. These reports must also include recommendations for any financing changes which may be advisable in order to ensure the solvency of the systems.

Financial, Actuarial & Statistical Current and historical financial, actuarial, and statistical information, including workforce and benefit program data as related to the railroad industry. To view and download PDF documents, you need the free Acrobat Reader.   Railroad workers don't participate in the Social Security system. Instead, they pay higher taxes than most employees who pay into Social Security. Under the Railroad Retirement Act, those taxes are funneled to the Railroad Retirement system and used to fund basic retirement benefits for railroad workers and an investment trust that generates returns for the pension fund. Federal government retirement funds (tables F and L) Data from the Monthly Treasury Statement of Receipts and Outlays, the Thrift Savings Plan, and the National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust through Q3. Annual actuarial liability data from the BEA through Q4. Financial crisis in the railroad retirement system: hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session on H.R. March 1, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library!

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