RRB informational conferences suspended during government shutdown
CLEVELAND, October 1 — Labor Member of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) Walter A. Barrows has announced that the informational conference program conducted by his office will be suspended during the lapse in Federal funding for certain Government operations, which began October 1.
As a result, the informational conference scheduled for October 4 in Cincinnati, Ohio has been canceled. If the partial government shutdown continues through October 11, conferences scheduled for October 18 in Pittsburgh, Pa. and Louisville, Ky. will also be canceled; if it continues through October 18, the conference planned for October 25 in Philadelphia, Pa. will be canceled.
RRB field personnel responsible for leading these conferences will be unable to attend during the shutdown, as travel will be extremely limited for these and other agency employees. Also, RRB field offices will be operating with reduced staffs.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
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