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RRB cancels Spring 2020 Pre-Retirement Seminars

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, March 20 — The Railroad Retirement Board has cancelled all Pre-Retirement Seminars scheduled for March through June 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a March 19 announcement from the Office of the Labor Member.

“We made this difficult decision out of an abundance of caution to protect the health, safety, and welfare of our customers and staff as we navigate through this time of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 outbreak,” Labor Member John Bragg said in a statement. “While we expect to reschedule these seminars later this year, we’ll be monitoring the situation as it evolves and provide event updates when details are finalized.”

In the meantime, would-be attendees are encouraged to review seminar materials, which are all available online. The program booklet is posted on the RRB’s Pre-Retirement Seminar web page, and all other items included in seminar kits can be found on at the RRB’s Educational Materials web page.

“Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding,” Bragg said. “We look forward to getting back on track in the coming months.”

Friday, March 20, 2020
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