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HB Bulletin #35-14

 

HB Bulletin #35-14

 

August 6, 2014

HEALTH BENEFITS BULLETIN

 

COASTWISE CLAIMS TEMPORARY LOCATION

 

Brothers & Sisters,

 

To continue serving the membership, effective: Wednesday, August 6, 2014, Coastwise-Zenith representative will be available at:

 

ILWU Local 13

630 South Centre Street

San Pedro, CA  90731

Monday through Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

OFFICE VISIT TO ILWU LOCAL 13

 

As you arrive to ILWU Local 13, please state your business with the Receptionist, sign in, and patiently take a seat until your name is called.  If you have any issues or concerns, please make sure to speak with an Official at the time of your visit.  If an Official is not available, please leave a message with detailed information and they will contact you as soon as possible. We ask for your patience. If you don’t receive an immediate response, please DO NOT RUSH TO POST ANY UNPROFESSIONAL AND DISRESPECTFUL COMMENTS WITH INACCURATE INFORMATION ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA, for such will only hurt our Union and show the employer the disrespect we have for each other.  

 

We are here to service the membership and your patience is greatly appreciated.    Please remember free public parking is available through the 7th street entrance.

 

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UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

REMINDER:  It is your responsibility to update your personal information i.e. address, phone number, e-mail, beneficiary form(s), dependent add/delete or important notice regarding taxation, etc.  

 

Important Note:  All Updated Personal Information must be submitted by the Participant(s) only. (You become a Participant in the ILWU-PMA when you become registered.)You must notify PMA Payroll Office in person separately.

 

CALIFORNIA STATE DISABILITY BENEFITS – ONLINE FILING

 

Effective March 1, 2013, claims for California State Disability Insurance (CSDI) benefits may be filed online with the California Employment Development Department (EDD).  Their new electronic filing system is called: SDI Online.

 

Information about SDI Online can be found on the EDD’s website: www.edd.ca.gov

ADA

(American Disability Act)

 

ADA JPLRC meeting is scheduled 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at Pacific Maritime Association, 300 Oceangate, 12th Floor, Long Beach, CA 90802 (no parking validation).

SAFETY TIP

 

Section 6 – Rule 602: An injury of any kind, irrespective of its severity, shall be reported immediately to the foreman, walking boss, or man in charge of operations, by the injured person, if they are physically able to do so.  If not, the injury shall be reported by any other person in possession of the facts.  

 

APPOINTMENT WITH THE HEALTH BENEFITS OFFICER

 

The Health Benefits Officer maintains an open door policy, however, if you need special assistance, (i.e. retirement, disability or personal matter) we recommend that you schedule an appointment with Jerry Avila at (310) 830-6116.  

 

In Solidarity,


 

Jerry Avila, Health Benefits Officer

ILWU Local 13

 

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HB Bulletin #35-14

 

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