Building a Better Benefits Plan

The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 4 Benefit Funds Office proudly serves the men and women of Local 4 and their families. We know how hard you work, and we value the skill and dedication you bring to your craft. You deserve the very best health care and retirement, and my staff and I come to work every day with the goal of exceeding your expectations.

In my over 20 years as the Funds' Administrator, the steady leadership of our Trustees and the contribution income generated by your labor have combined to allow the Funds to build a foundation under your feet that grows stronger each year. 


The Health and Welfare Plan has been able to enhance benefits over time, such as lowering the number of hours required for eligibility, lowering copays and deductibles, and providing a greater platform of benefits for our participants. 


The Pension Plan's funded percentage has remained 80 percent or greater - the federal government's "green," or safest, zone - every year since such monitoring was enacted in 2006. Further, in the last 20 years, the Pension Plan Trustees have more than tripled the accrual rate per pension credit.

 

The Annuity and Savings Plan provides Local 4 members with the opportunity to supplement their pensions in retirement through both employer and employee contributions. 

We want you to have the peace of mind you need to do your important job: to construct our skyline, our infrastructure, and our community's hospitals and schools. We'll focus on building and administering your plan of benefits, and on being there to help keep you and your family healthy and financially sound. We have your back.


If you ever need anything from us, please call or email the Funds' Office. We stand ready and willing to help.

Gina M. Alongi

Administrator

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New Announcements!

In accordance with guidance from the Internal Revenue Service, the IUOE Local 4 Health & Welfare Fund will not be distributing Form 1095-B to individuals documenting coverage for the tax year 2019.  You will continue to receive a Form 1099-HC from Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Individuals who wish to receive a copy of their 1095-B may send a request to office@local4funds.org or to the following address:

IUOE Local 4 Funds

Re: Form 1095-B Inquiry

P.O. Box 660

Medway, MA 02053

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 508-533-1400 x307.

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Join us at Lombardo's for an experience catered to working families like yours!

Labor Health & Financial Wellness Fair

Hosted by the Massachusetts Coalition of Taft-Hartley Trust Funds

Sunday, March 22, 2020

  11 AM - 4 PM

Lombardo's Randolph, MA

                                 

To RSVP or receive sponsorship information, please visit the Fair's website at www.LaborWellnessFair.Com

This event is open only to our participating trust funds.


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 High Blood Pressure Management, Simplified


We’re excited to let you know about a new health plan benefit, paid 100%  by the Local 4 Health and Welfare Plan.

The program is offered at no cost to eligible members and covered dependents with high blood pressure and coverage through the Health and Welfare Plan.


Here’s what you get with the Livongo for Hypertension Program:

  • A free connected blood pressure monitor:  Take you blood pressure and you’re done—the monitor automatically sends your reading to our easy-to-use app.  No writing necessary!
  • Better blood pressure management: The app tracks your readings for you.  It will also provide you with tips and advice as you go.
  • Personalized support: Our health coaches are available to provide personalized nutrition, weight loss and lifestyle tips.

To sign up for learn more about this program, visit ready.livongo.com/LOCAL4/enter or call Livongo Member Support at 1-800-945-4355 and have your registration code “LOCAL4” ready. 

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Scholarships Offered by Massachusetts Coalition of Taft-Hartley Trust Funds