The Partners of Steel & Moss are often found at local community events, sharing their knowledge and helping to inform individuals about their rights when going to trial. This blog represents a digital footprint of their insights.
CLAIMING SICK BENEFITS FROM RRB REQUIRES PROMPTNESS: Far too many railroad employees I talk with are losing out on Sickness Benefits due to delay in making the initial claim. There is a 7 day waiting period to apply but 5 days can satisfy the waiting period. However, RRB understands it takes time to obtain a […]read more
When rail employees are unable to work due to a medical condition, the Proof of Disability (POD) form completed by your doctor is crucial to continue insurance coverage. The failure to submit the POD form is the number 1 reason for railroad employees insurance coverage being terminated. The POD form used for years had fax […]read more
Railroad Employees in general and Transportation Department employees in particular are prone to acquire a lot of different types of insurance through union agreements or purchases. They have short-term disability insurance, long-term disability and job insurance to pay when held out of service as discipline. Some insurance is provided in national union agreements while other […]read more
AVOIDING “THE DARK YEARS” FOR RAILROAD FAMILIES While railroad employees’ benefits are among the best in the nation, we do have one very bad situation that over 20 years ago I dubbed the “dark years”. It creates the potential for a major financial problem but one that can be easily fixed with a little planning. […]read more