Saturday, September 19, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions


Health Care


Q.

Who is eligible to become a Participant in the Plan?

A.

Active Employees, Retirees, COBRA Participants, Eligible Dependents, Surviving Spouses

Q.

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

A.

Members are allowed to self-pay for the cost of the plan minus any contributions received

Q.

How do I maintain my monthly Health Care coverage?

A.

By the plan receiving monthly contributions from your employer for the cost of the plan selected

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Pension


Q.

How do I become a Participant in the Plan?

A.

An Employee will become a participant in the Plan on May 1st or November 1st following the completion of 1000 hours of service.

Q.

I am going through a divorce, what happens to my pension?

A.

If a portion of your benefit is to paid to a former Spouse, a Qualified Domestic Relations Order would have to be presented.  Once approved, at the time that you retire, your benefit will be adjusted accordingly.

Q.

Does the Pension Plan affect Social Security benefits in any way?

A.

Social Security benefits do not have any affect on benefit payments that you receive from this plan.

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