Saturday, November 26, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions


Health Care


Q.

Who is eligible to become a Participant in the Plan?

A.

Active members, Retirees, and their dependents.

Q.

What if I don’t work enough hours to gain eligibility for the month?

A.

You can pay the full amount from your reserve bank or you may make a direct payment.

Q.

How do I maintain my monthly Health Care coverage?

A.

You must have $1400 in total contributions per month.

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Pension


Q.

When do I become eligible for benefits?

A.

Benefits are payable at Normal Retirement age 65 and retired, Early Retirement age 55 and retired, Total and Permanent Disability with a Social Security Award, Death or Termination of Employment, have not performed work within the jurisdiction of the Union for 180 days. 


Q.

When can I start Participating in the Plan?

A.

You become a Participant when your Employer is required to make a contribution on your behalf.


Q.

What is a Plan Year?

A.

The Plan Year is a 12-month period beginning June 1 and ending the following May 31st.

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Annuity


Q.

When do I become eligible for benefits?

A.

Benefits are payable at Normal Retirement age 65 and retired, Early Retirement age 55 and retired, Total and Permanent Disability with a Social Security Award, Death or Termination of Employment, have not performed work within the jurisdiction of the Union for 180 days.


Q.

When can I start Participating in the Plan?

A.

You become a Participant when your Employer is required to make a contribution on your behalf.


Q.

What is a Plan Year?

A.

The Plan Year is a 12-month period beginning June 1 and ending the following May 31st.

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