Tag: retirement

TCU/IAM President Announces His Retirement

Contact: Kevin Gifford (301) 840-8741giffordk@tcunion.org March 4, 2020Rockville, MD TCU/IAM National President Robert A. Scardelletti announces his retirement on July 31, 2020 after serving 29 years as TCU’s President with over 53 years of membership in the TCU/IAM. Scardelletti began his rail career as a Yard Clerk with the New York Central Railroad in Cleveland, […]

Union Pacific Chief Financial Officer Rob Knight Announces Retirement, Effective Dec. 31

Jennifer Hamann Appointed CFO Union Pacific today announced Rob Knight, chief financial officer since 2004, plans to retire Dec. 31. Union Pacific appointed Jennifer Hamann to succeed Knight, effective Jan. 1. Knight, 62, joined Union Pacific in 1980 and held numerous leadership positions in the company prior to being named CFO. He led many initiatives […]

Railroad Retiree Earnings Limits Increase in 2019

Railroad retirement annuitants subject to earnings restrictions can earn more in 2019 without having their benefits reduced as a result of increases in earnings limits indexed to average national wage increases. Like social security benefits, some railroad retirement benefit payments are subject to deductions if an annuitant’s earnings exceed certain exempt amounts. These earnings restrictions […]

Railroad Retirement Benefits Seminar

A RRB seminar will be held at the Desoto community center at 400 Boyd Street DeSoto, MO  63020. The seminar will take place on Friday November 30th, 2018 from 7am-noon.  There will be a short informational presentation to start that will cover many of the common questions and concerns. Following the presentation, a RRB representative will […]

Dale “Chip” Houzenga Retires

On October 1st 2018, Dale “Chip” Houzenga called it a day on his 39 year and 7 month career at Union Pacific. He spent 11 of those years as a union officer, and he will be greatly missed by his coworkers at the Desoto Car Shop, along with the other members of Lodge 6078. When […]

Thinking of retiring soon?

Designed for railroad employees and spouses planning to retire within five years, the Pre-Retirement Seminars we offer 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 are held at a number of locations annually. Registration is required (see below). Pre-Retirement Seminar […]

RRB Release – Railroad Retirement Age Reductions

Railroad retirement benefits are subject to reduction if an employee with less than 30 years of service retires before attaining full retirement age. While employees with less than 30 years of service may still retire at age 62, the age at which full retirement benefits are payable has been gradually increasing since the year 2000, […]

Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance Program for TCU/IAM members!

TCU/IAM members take advantage of discounted activities with Union Plus!

  • Up to 25% on Car Rentals with Avis, Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Payless
  • Book flights and hotels together and save with Expedia
  • Tours and restaurant discounts
  • Discounts for water/theme parks, concerts and sporting events tickets
  • Save up to 24% on movie theater eTickets

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March 2023