H&W Institutes Additional Changes to Help Support Boilermaker Families through COVID-19

The Boilermakers National Health & Welfare Fund understands the growing concern surrounding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Fund is closely monitoring the evolving situation and, in this unprecedented time, has taken action to provide much needed support for our participants and their families. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FUNDS FLASH; AND be sure to […]

Amwell: Telehealth Options for Boilermakers Seeking Online Medical Treatment

For participants with Cigna coverage only, the Amwell telehealth benefit allows individuals to have electronic video visits with a doctor by using the web or mobile app AT NO COST. Amwell doctors are available 24/7. Please sign up in advance. To enroll, visit www.amwell.com or download the app. Be sure to use the service key […]

FFCRA & CARES Act

In the last two weeks, Congress has passed one major piece of legislation and is poised to do the same in the coming days on a second bill. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been signed into law by the president. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is scheduled […]

CT Unemployment Updates

Current updates regarding unemployment are now available. After reading thoroughly, please contact Business Manager Chris O’Neill with any questions.  Due to the heavy volume of claims received daily, we estimate it may take a minimum of four weeks to process your claim, significantly delaying receipt of your unemployment benefits. To address this delay, the Department […]

Boilermakers Vacation Trust – Early Partial Payout of Vacation Benefits

Due to the COVID-19 impact on the economy the Vacation Trust Board of Trustees have authorized checks to be issued to participants on June 1, 2020 for vacation benefits earned from September 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. A second payout will be scheduled as it is every year on December 1, 2020 (covering the […]

March 26, 2020: Summary of US Government COVID-19 relief legislation

From the Governing Board of Presidents, North America’s Building Trades Unions: In the last two weeks, Congress has passed one major piece of legislation and is poised to do the same in the coming days on a second bill. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been signed into law by the president. The […]

Funds Flash: COVID_19 Hours

Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, today March 26th, 2020, the Health & Welfare Board of Trustees have taken unprecedented action to ensure qualifying Participants do not lose Health & Welfare Plan coverage. COVID-19 Hours – Effective April 30, 2020 to sunset as of April 30, 2022 A lump sum of 300 COVID-19 hours […]

Pennsylvania Chemicals Suspends Normal Operations

The health and well-being of our workers and nearby communities remains a core value. That’s an ethos we all live by every day, but it’s especially relevant at a time when the world is taking drastic measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We’re committed to do our part and are taking further […]

International Announces 2018 Scholarship Program

The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers has announced details surrounding the 2018 Scholarship Program. Dependents of Boilermaker members are eligible for scholarships totaling $50,000. Each year, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers gives scholarships to dependents of members, both in Canada ($12,000) and in the US ($38,000). Boilermaker scholarships are open to high school seniors who will […]