Welcome to the information area for the Iron Workers Local 11 Welfare Fund. Here you will find information regarding the Welfare Fund along with links to web sites with other helpful information regarding health benefits. Use the links above to view the Welfare Plan Booklet (SPD), recent and archived Welfare Plan changes, forms, and frequently asked questions (FAQS) along with other useful information. We hope you will find this information helpful to you, your dependents and your beneficiaries.

Latest Changes

Welfare Fund Plan Benefit Changes effective 4/1/2011 and 6/1/2011

At the March 30th Board of Trustees' Meeting, changes were approved by the Trustees for the Welfare Fund.

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Welfare Fund Plan Changes Effective January 1, 2011 and February 1, 2011

The following changes in the contribution rates and Plan rules were adopted by the Board of Trustees at a Special Trustees Meeting held on October 28, 2010: Reallocation of contribution rates. As of January 1, 2011, all optical and dental benefits will be eliminated and the death benefit will be reduced from $10,000 to $7,500. Estimated projected savings of approximately $800,000. As of February 1, 2011, all Medicare eligible retirees covered in the Welfare Fund will be moved to a Medicare Part D Plan with an independent Pharmacy Benefit Manager.

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Welfare Fund Changes for Retiree Plan Effective January 1, 2011 and March 1, 2011

The Trustees remain committed to improving and preserving the long-term financial stability of the Welfare Fund so we can continue to offer valuable medical and prescription drug benefits to active members.

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