The next meeting is on December 9th, 2015.

9am at Saints Ave Cafe, Boone IA.

Peer Trainer & RedBlock - 11/18/2015

Anyone interested in Peer Support or Operation RedBlock should contact Tony Kramer.  He will be taking names until Nov. 30.

Fund Box - 11/16/2015

Due to the fund box being stolen, we will not be setting up funds for anyone the rest of this month.  We will discuss this at the union meeting in December. 

Phone Tree - 11/16/2015

The phone tree has been completed.  You should start receiving txt messages about important union informattion, and meetings. 


If you are furloughed or on the AWTS board you need to call the RRB and apply for unemployment benefits.

You may qualify for benefits even if you are getting a check from the railroad.

You May Qualify For 3 Days Unemployment A Week

It can also help you fulfill the waiting period.

Location Federal Building, Room 921
210 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-2116
Hours 9:00 AM THRU 3:30 PM
Monday through Friday except Federal Holidays
Telephone (515) 284-4344
Fax (515) 284-4616

Rail sickness benefits now available online - 11/4/2015

 Rail sickness benefits now available online


 Rail workers may now file biweekly claims for railroad sickness benefits directly online with the Railroad Retirement Board.


The agency said rail workers may now access this online service at by clicking on "Benefit Online Services."


The RRB implemented a similar system for unemployment benefits in 2004.


First-time users must request a password request code (PRC), which they will receive by regular mail within 10 days. Those who have already established online accounts do not need to do so again.


Railroad employees who miss work due to illness or injury will still have to file a paper form that serves as their initial application for sickness benefits. Once the application is received, they will continue to receive paper-based claim forms, generally for specific 2-week periods, by regular mail.


However, they now have the option of filing the claims online in order to expedite processing and payment.



Welcome to the website for Local 0329



The next meeting date is

Wednesday, December 9th, at Saints Ave Cafe at 9:00 AM.


If you are in town, Please join us!!












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