Amending the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937: Hearing, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on S. 226, S. 280, S. 875, S. 987, and S. 1314. February 9, 10, 18, 19, 1959
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Railroad Retirement
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - Railroads - 405 pages
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Page 56 - years of service" total— 10 and less than 15 7 (but not more than 65 days). 15 and over 13. but no such extended benefit period shall extend beyond the beginning of the first registration period in a benefit year in which the employee is again qualified for benefits in accordance with section 3 of this Act on the basis of compensation earned after the first of such successive 14-day periods has begun.
Page 56 - ... and who had current rights to normal benefits for days of unemployment or days of sickness in a benefit year but has exhausted such rights, the benefit year in which such rights are exhausted shall be deemed not to be ended until the last day of the extended benefit period determined under the following schedule, and the maximum number of days of, and amount of payment for, unemployment or sickness (depending on the type of benefit...
Page 54 - ... the rate of the tax imposed with respect to wages by section 3101 at such time exceeds the rate provided by paragraph (2) of such section 3101 as amended by the Social Security Amendments of 1956.
Page 49 - That il the annuity of the individual is awarded under paragraph 3 of subsection (a), the spouse's annuity shall be computed or recomputed as though such individual had been awarded the annuity to which he would have been entitled under paragraph 1 of said subsection: Provided further, That, if the annuity of the individual is awarded pursuant to a joint and survivor election, the spouse's annuity shall be computed...
Page 54 - In addition to other taxes, there is hereby imposed on every employer an excise tax, with respect to having individuals in his employ, equal to the following percentages of the wages (as defined in section...
Page 52 - closing date" shall mean (A) the first day of the first calendar year in which such employee both had attained age 65 and was completely Insured; or (B) the first day of the calendar year In which such employee died; or (C) the first day of the calendar year following the year in which such employee died, whichever would produce the highest "average monthly remuneration" as denned in the preceding sentence.
Page 55 - A payment made by an employer to an Individual through the employer's payroll shall be presumed, In the absence of evidence to the contrary, to be compensation for service rendered by such Individual as an employee of the employer in the period with respect to which the payment is made. An employee shall be deemed to be "aid "for time lost...
Page 57 - ... employer shall be liable for that proportion of the contribution with respect to such compensation paid by all such employers which the compensation paid by him after December 31...
Page 27 - That in computing the compensation paid to any employee, no part of any month's compensation in excess of $300 for any month before July 1, 1954, or in excess of $350 for any month after June 30, 1954...