Death & Disability
Plumbers’ Welfare Fund, Local 130, U.A.
The Welfare Fund pays a death benefit to the beneficiaries of active Participants and eligible Former Participants (retirees) based on the following schedule:
Eligible Individual - Benefit
Active Participant - $100,000.00
Former Participant - $7,500.00
Participants should contact the Fund Office to obtain the necessary forms to designate a beneficiary, or you can go to the Documentation section and fill out a Beneficiary and Dependent record and fax it to the Welfare Fund office to 312-226-7285.
Weekly Sickness or Accident Benefits
The Welfare Fund provides a weekly sickness or accident benefit of $400.00 per week when a Participant meets the following requirements:
- is unable to work because of an accident or sickness,
- was working in Covered Employment immediately before the accident or onset of the sickness, and
- is under the care of a physician.
The weekly sickness or accident benefits are payable for up to 52 weeks. A Participant’s eligibility for benefits payable after 26 weeks must be reviewed by the Welfare Fund’s medical advisor.
Participants should contact the Funds Office at 312-226-5000 to obtain the appropriate claim form.