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Retired Rail Worker May Be Able to Receive State Unemployment Benefits
(Posted May 8, 2013)
Question 1005: I retired in 2007 after 39 years of rail service. I then got a job and have worked the last 6 years. If I get laid off, can I draw unemployment benefits?
Answer: Yes, you should be able to draw unemployment benefits from your State.
There may be a reduction because you are receiving Railroad Retirement. Check with your State unemployment office.
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