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Problem With Severance Pay
(Posted June 6, 2007)
Question 627: I worked for the Union Railroad for 20 years. I was terminated but I didnot receive my severance pay. I now am 67 & receive Railroad Retirement. is is too late to do anything about the severance pay?
Answer: Your question involving severance pay is really beyond the scope of my column. The Union Railroad is now part of Transtar. Their address is 1200 Penn Avenue, Suite# 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
I would suggest that you start by writing to Transtar. You may want to get a local union official to assist you. If there is a significant amount of money involved you may want to contact an attorney who specializes in employment issues.
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