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Rail unemployment extended benefits to continue

Posted By rob On January 2, 2013 @ 6:58 am In Amtrak/Commuter News,News,Recent Updates,Washington | Comments Disabled

The so-called fiscal cliff bill approved by the House and Senate Jan. 1 allows extended railroad unemployment benefits to continue through Dec. 31, 2013, with Congress appropriating $250,000 to the Railroad Retirement Board to administer those extended benefits under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act.

The extension affects those railroaders out of work at least six months.


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