Disclaimer Note: This electronic description of the Rules and Regulations of the Pension Fund is provided only for the convenience of participants and beneficiaries, and is not an official statement of those Rules and Regulations. This statement of the Rules and Regulations should not be relied on by any participant or beneficiary in making decisions concerning their benefits or rights under the Pension Fund. Rather, a participant or beneficiary should read the Pension Fund’s official Rules and Regulations before making any such decisions. The official Rules and Regulations are set forth in writing and can be obtained by request to the Pension Fund’s Office.
Please Note: No benefits are payable by the Pension Fund for periods before a written application form is submitted to the Pension Fund’s Office in Washington, DC. For more information please call or write the Pension Fund’s Office at 1-800-544-7422.
Also note: The Pension Plan may be amended from time-to-time. For instance, benefit improvements have been made over the Pension Plan’s history. So, before making any decisions, you should contact the Fund Office (at the address and telephone number given above) and ask whether any changes that could affect you have been adopted.
This web site contains only a brief summary of the most important provisions of the Plan. Your rights to benefits will be governed by the Pension Plan Rules and Regulations and the interpretations of the Board of Trustees. Nothing on this web page shall modify or change the official Plan and the Board of Trustees reserves the rights to amend the Plan.
THE ADMINISTRATION AND INTERPRETATION OF THE PENSION PLAN SET FORTH ON THIS WEB SITE IS SOLELY THE RIGHT AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES. ALL QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONTENTS OF THE PLAN SHOULD BE REFERRED TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN CARE OF THE FUND ADMINISTRATOR. THE PENSION FUND SHALL NOT BE BOUND BY ANY REPRESENTATIONS CONCERNING THE PENSION FUND OR ITS PENSION PLAN OTHER THAN THOSE MADE BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES.