| You become eligible for benefits on the 1st day of the 3rd month following 3 consecutive months in which at least 90 hours per month are reported and paid on your behalf by your employer. A total of 270 hours is required.|
Example: If you are hired on April 4th and your work at least 90 hours in April, 90 hours in May and 90 hours in June, your benefits will begin effective September 1st.
Note: There is 1 exception to this initial eligibility rule: 1) Employees of a newly participating employer. For further explanation see page 9 of your Summary Plan Description located under the Documents/Forms section of the website.