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New Legislation Stops Strike, Yet Leaves Railway Workers With Unfair Policies

The possibility of a nationwide rail strike was averted, effective December 2, 2022. Realizing that a strike on our nation and overall economy could be detrimental, President Biden called for Congressional intervention. This is in accordance with…

Why Didn’t I Receive a Cost-of-Living Adjustment?

Annually in October, the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) announce the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for the upcoming year. Every year there are questions from a new widow(er) pertaining to why they …

Inflation Reduction Act

New and essential legislation has passed through Congress recently. The most recent bill that passed the House this summer was the Inflation Reduction Act. It passed with a party-line vote of 220-207 after the Senate passed the measure on a 51-50…

Railroad Retirement Benefits to See Significant Rise in 2023

Most railroad annuities, such as social security benefits, will rise in January 2023. The increase is due to a Consumer Price Index (CPI) from the third quarter of 2021 in accordance with the period of the current year. 

An Update on New Legislation from Washington D.C.

As NARVRE officials, we consider it our duty to report to you ALL the facts from Washington, D.C., so you do not miss anything. This is just one of the perks of being a member of NARVRE.  

Coming Changes in Legislation

Important legislation has recently been passed through Congress this summer. The most recent bill to pass the House this summer was the Inflation Reduction Act (HR5376) which passed on a party-line vote 220-207 after the Senate passed the measure…

The First 100 Days of “The Unity of Purpose”

The Unity of Purpose was recently implemented by your Executive Board, including: 

Preparing for NARVRE Membership Renewals

To all NARVRE members, it is time to prepare for the membership renewal drive for 2023. We are urging every unit to get set up for this crucial time. Maintaining and gaining new members is essential to NARVRE carrying out the many duties that kee…

 Benefits of NARVRE

If you are a railroad veteran, current railroad employee, or retired from the railroad, you should consider joining NARVRE if you are not yet a member. NARVRE is the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees. NARVRE is essenti…

Meet NARVRE’S New National President 

We are proud to announce our newly elected National President, George Boatwright. Mr. Boatwright began his 32-year railroad career in Jacksonville, Florida, on the Seaboard Coast Line railroad in 1977. Eight years later, he was hired by Amtrak fo…