The Railroad Retirement Act provides for sickness and accident benefits for persons currently employed by the railroad, retirement benefits for former employees, their dependents and survivors. Unemployment compensation through the Railroad Retirement
Act is also available.
The program covers workers of railroads engaged in interstate commerce, the REA Express, the Pullman Company, National Railway Labor Organizations, and railroad associations.
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