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More stuffThe Board of Trustees has adopted a new Annuity Fund hardship withdrawal option to assist participants during this difficult time while they face unforeseen financial consequences due to the COVID pandemic. Eligible participants may submit an application to the Fund Office at any time from now until June 10, Participants will be required to complete a certification along with the application. Here is a link to the application and certificationor you may send an email to pensionannuity mtdctrustfunds. This one-time withdrawal will not count toward the Fund's current limit of one non-educational Hardship Withdrawal per calendar year. Applications received by the Fund Office by April 15th will be processed and paid by early May; applications received between April 16th and May 10th will be processed and paid by early June; and applications received between May 11th and June 10th will be processed and paid by early July. The Fund Office is doing its best to process all benefit applications in a timely manner during this very difficult time so please be patient if there are delays. Participants should consult their tax advisors for advice regarding the tax consequences of any withdrawal. The Fund does not and cannot give tax advice. As per the usual Fund rules in accordance with federal law, participants and their spouse, if married must have their signature notarized in order for their application to be processed. We recognize that some participants may be unable to go to a notary at this time but a number of states including New York offer virtual or remote notarization to assist individuals during this time. This link may be helpful in that regard: www. The availability of virtual notarization should be of great assistance to members who need it. The Funds' Board of Trustees understands that you and your family may have questions about your health, pension and annuity benefits during this uncertain time. As you know, the situation and the public health response is continuing to evolve and change on a daily basis. Please be aware that the Board of Trustees and the Funds' Office is taking steps to ensure that the Funds' operations continue without interruption as best as possible during this difficult time for all. In addition, the Trustees will be considering solutions to assist participants who are experiencing financial hardship during this time. Please continue to check the Funds' website periodically for new information and updates. Following state and federal guidelines, the Funds' Office will be closed temporarily beginning Thursday March 19, If you need assistance or have any question about your benefits, please call and select the appropriate department, and a staff member will be available to assist you or will respond to your message. You may also communicate with the Funds' Office through the web inquiry on the Funds' website. The Funds' staff will be monitoring calls and emails remotely. Please be assured that the Funds' staff is working hard to ensure that April pension checks are sent or direct deposited on time and that annuity applications approved for payment this month will be sent by the end of the month as well. In addition, Aetna has introduced Healing Better care packages for members diagnosed with COVID, supporting our participants and helping to keep others in the home protected from potential exposure. You can find more information about these resources on Aetna's website aetna. Thursday, April 9, Although the information contained within this site is continuously updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided is correct, complete, and up to date. Contact the Fund office for your official record. Click Here Forgot your password? Click Here. Not Registered Yet? Messages from the Fund Office.
Laborers' Local 79
Nonunion employees accuse union members of harassment
The New York State Laborers' Union represents over 40, members employed in the construction industry and other fields throughout the state. Many of us are people you see every day as we:. Other Laborers aren't as visible, but are working just as diligently to improve the state's transportation infrastructure and create more efficient, livable communities. Our members are-cement and concrete workers, drill runners and demolition specialists, asphalt pavers and asbestos workers, sandhogs and hazardous waste workers, flaggers, mason tenders and more. Skilled, knowledgeable and professional, well-trained and always safety-conscious, New York State Laborers are dedicated to doing their jobs right and giving their best. Cornell Industrial Labor Relations School. Many of us are people you see every day as we: build and repair highways and roads erect bridges and office towers construct new schools and renovate aging facilities create the airports of tomorrow Other Laborers aren't as visible, but are working just as diligently to improve the state's transportation infrastructure and create more efficient, livable communities. We: dig tunnels lay subway and sewer lines build pipelines and maintain nuclear power plants eliminate asbestos, lead and other hazardous materials from our environment Our members are-cement and concrete workers, drill runners and demolition specialists, asphalt pavers and asbestos workers, sandhogs and hazardous waste workers, flaggers, mason tenders and more. Department of Labor Construction Contractors Association.