You will be eligible for the weekly disability income benefit if you are unable to work
because of a non-occupational sickness or injury and you have satisfied the Plan’s
requirements for eligibility. Benefits are payable as shown in your Schedule of Benefits.
Unit 2 Employees are not eligible for this benefit.
Unit 2 Variable Hour Employees:
Although you do not receive a weekly disability income benefit if you are covered
under the Plan as a Unit 2 Variable Hour Employee, you should notify the Welfare
Fund office of time off due to disability to arrange for continuation of your
Be wholly and continuously (totally) disabled because of a nonoccupational
injury or sickness. It is not necessary that you be confined to your home in order to
collect benefits, but you must be under the care and treatment of a legally
Be eligible for benefits at the onset of your disability; and
Have lost wages that would have been otherwise payable from your
contributing employer as a direct result of missing available work
because of such sickness or injury.
For more information regarding disability benefits please see pages 57-58 in your