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Am I Due Anything With Only One Year of Rail Work?
(Posted February 5, 2000)
Question 39: I paid into the Railroad Retirement Fund for approximently one year back in 1942. I've been receiving Social Security for nine years. Am I entitled to anything from Railraod Retirement?
Answer: The short answer is "no" because you have less than 10 years of Rail sevice, so you are not "vested" under Railroad Retirement.
See Q&A 33 of this column for more discussion of this situation.
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