International Union of Operating Engineers
Local 57 Rhode Island
The IUOE Local 57 Health & Welfare Fund provides a variety of welfare benefits to its participants and their dependents which include Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Coverage. For a full summary of the plan and your benefits, please visit the Summary Plan Description link. If you have any questions about your eligibility status or the Plan itself, please contact the Benefit Funds Office at (401) 331-9191, weekdays 8:00am-4:00pm.
How to Become Eligible for Benefits
You are eligible for Medical, Dental & Life Insurance on the first day of an Insurance Period immediately following:
-The Eligibility Period in which you have accumulated at least 500 hours of Covered Employment, or
-a 12-month period in which you have accumulated at least 1,000 hours of Covered Employment
whichever is sooner
An Insurance Period is a period of 6 consecutive calendar months commencing on the first day of any January or July
An Eligibility Period is a period of 6 consecutive calendar months commencing on the first day of any January or July.
You may contact the Benefit Funds Office if you have any questions about you eligibility status.