Q: Union sponsored supplemental life insurance for certain railroad retirees (Yardmasters) is being denied.
Allegedly upon retirement, a covered Yardmaster had a time limit of 60 days to submit a $20 payment to retain the insurance upon retirement. Subsequently, because of this requirement, at least one yardmaster was denied the benefit. However, recently another yardmaster was granted the insurance despite not adhering to the time limit requirement. Is there a remedy for a class of yardmasters who have been selectively denied benefits?
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