Our Union protects you in many ways, such as enforcing rights under the collective bargaining agreement while obtaining working conditions, fair wages and a fringe benefit package and continuation Of Eligibility For Active Employees
LABORERS NATIONAL PENSION FUND
Prior to 12/31/1991 – 10 years of combined credit; and, after 12/31/1991, 5 years Future Service Credit if not under a permanent break in service on that date.
Types of Pensions/Death Benefits Provided:
Regular Pension Service Pension
Early Retirement Pension Vested Pension
Disability Pension Reciprocal Pension
Widow/Widower’s Pension Survivor Option Pension
Early Retirement Pension with Social Security Option
IF YOU ARE RECEIVING PENSION BENEFITS, ALWAYS CALL OR WRITE THE FUND OFFICE IF:
You move, giving new address, signing your own name to note;
You become ill and unable to sign checks;
Your spouse dies or you divorce, sending proper proof;
After the 20th day of any month if check is not received; or,
You return to work.
Your best answers regarding retirement comes from the Fund Office in Dallas. The Local Union will not have all the information you need. The final say in pension matters comes through the Pension Fund office.
Laborers National Pension Fund
Phone: (972) 233-4458 · Fax: (972) 233-3026
Visit Website: www.lnpf.org
HEALTH & WELFARE
You will become initially eligible for benefits under the Plan on the first day of the month after you have worked for which contributions were reported from a contributing Employer or Employers for at least 600 hours worked within a consecutive 12 month period. (You will be eligible for at least one full quarter plus any partial quarter from your initial eligibility date).
All Employees working for a contributing Employer or Employers within the jurisdiction of the Fund shall be eligible to receive benefits after meeting the following eligibility requirements.
Eligibility is based on Contribution Quarters and Benefit Quarters as follows:
Contribution Quarters – Work Performed During
December, January, February
March, April, May
June, July, August
September, October, November
Benefit Quarters – Determines Eligibility For
May, June, July
August, September, October
November, December, January
February, March, April
If you are a member with questions about benefits, please contact the Benefits Management Group Inc. (BMGI)
Questions regarding Health Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Coverage, Hearing Coverage, or Disability, please contact 1-319-365-2810