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Trustees Announce Retiree Benefit Expansions for 2016

Check this out! The Board of Trustees of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund recently announced a retiree premium credit for all participants covered under the Retiree Plan of Benefits. Individuals covered by the Retiree Plan of Benefits on January 1, 2016 are entitled to a $500 premium credit. In addition, Trustees announced the expansion of benefits to include dental coverage for Medicare and non-Medicare eligible participants who qualify for benefits under the Retiree Medical Plan. For more information on these benefits, read the announcement letters posted under News & Announcements below.

  • Spring 2016 Retirement Seminar
  • Summary of Benefits and Coverage Notice (SBC) and the Uniform Glossary of Terms
  • on the Level Newsletter, Spring Edition – March 2016
  • Plan Investments – Change Notice Effective 4-1-2016
  • Retiree Health Benefits – Premium Credit
  • Retiree Health Benefits – Dental Offering
  • Supplemental Retirement Plan - Brochure – October 2015
  • Supplemental Retirement Plan - John Hancock Investment Selection-Enrollment Kit - October 2015
  • Supplemental Retirement Plan - Morningstar® Retirement Manager SM Brochure - October 2015
  • on the Level Newsletter, Fall 2015
  • Employer Reporting Requirements Under ACA
  • Supplemental Retirement Fund – John Hancock Transition Kit, October 2015
  • Getting Ready to Retire? – Retiree Health Benefits Highlights Brochure, Effective 7/1/2015
  • Low Cost Medical Brochure, Effective 7/1/15

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Spring 2016 Retirement Seminar

This course is designed to assist in the decision process for individuals who are considering retirement within the next 2-3 years. Subjects to be covered will include health care coverage after retirement, and retirement benefits. This seminar is ideal for individuals reaching retirement age (fifty-five and over). Spouses are encouraged to attend. Please note that this seminar does NOT cover pension benefits for participants in the Carpenters Pension Fund of Illinois (Geneva) or for participants in the Carpenters Local 496 Pension Fund (Kankakee). The seminar is Saturday, June 11th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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