Shortage of hours payments for coverage in the second calendar quarter of 2023 are due at the Benefit Fund office no later than 4:30 P.M. on Friday, March 31st, 2023.
For those who have an HRA benefit balance in an amount greater than their quarterly shortage of hours amount, you are reminded that your HRA benefit balance will be automatically debited to cover the full quarterly shortage of hours so that you and your family can maintain eligibility within the Plan.
To learn how this provision works, review the landing page of the HRA section of this site as well as the HRA provisions found within your Summary Plan Description Book.
If you are not perusing the newsletters, you are not keeping abreast of all the latest doings and happenings at Local 697, nor remaining closely informed about Benefit Fund matters.
Lucky for you that the Fund Office maintains a copy of the Benefit Funds section of each newsletter since March 20th, 2019, within the Newsletter tab of this very website. Check it out.
Speaking about checking it out, swing by the next membership meeting and say hello. The next meeting is scheduled to occur Monday, March 20th, 2023. It will begin promptly at 6:00 P.M.
If you are unclear about what these benefits are and how they work, review the Health and Benefit Funds FAQ’s tab, and read up about each of these benefits under their respective sections within the Health and Benefit Fund Summary Plan Description Book.
Needless to say these benefits: