Plan Information - Participation
Who Participates in the Plan
The following employees participate in the Plan:
- Employees whose work is covered by a collective bargaining agreement as defined in Section 1.06 of the Plan Document;
- Regular paid employees of the Local Union and Apprentice Trust Funds who are not covered by any collective bargaining agreement;
- Non-bargained employees of contributing corporate employers covered by a written participation agreement with the Fund; and
- Alumni (non-bargained employees who previously earned credit under the Plan as collectively bargained employees), covered by a written participation agreement with the Fund.
How You Become a Participant in the Plan
You become a participant in the Plan on the January 1 or July 1 following a twelve-consecutive month period in which you work at least 500 hours in a job covered by the Plan.