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Working for the Old New York Central Railroad
(Posted October 11, 2000)
Question 65: Would a person who worked for the New York Central in the early 1940's have been covered by a pension plan?
Answer: A person who worked for the old New York Central in the 1940's could have been covered by two different pension plans. Like all employees of railroads in the United States, the worker would have been covered by the Railroad Retirement System, a Federal program. The worker also might have been simultanously earning credits under the New York Central's company pension plan.
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