Health & Welfare Eligibility

Initial Eligibility

In order to become initially eligible for benefits as an Active Covered Participant from the Plan, you must be in the Eligible Class and either have 600 or more Credited Hours in the consecutive 6 calendar month period or have 1,200 or more Credited Hours in the consecutive 12 calendar month period. Coverage will begin within 60 days of receipt of 600th hour.

Continuing Eligibility

In order to continue to receive benefits as an Active Covered Participant from the Plan at the beginning of any Benefit Period, you must be in the eligible class and have met the eligibility requirements during the immediately preceding Qualifying Work Period(s)

Eligibility Video

April 1st Eligibility Work PeriodsMinimum Hours Requirement
July 1 to December 31600 Hours or More
January 1 to December 311,200 Hours or More
October 1st Eligibility Work PeriodsMinimum Hours Requirement
January 1 to June 30600 Hours or More
July 1 to June 301,200 Hours or More

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