Eligibility

CONTRIBUTION QUARTER BENEFIT QUARTER
AUG / SEPT / OCT JAN / FEB / MAR
NOV / DEC / JAN APR / MAY / JUNE
FEB / MAR / APR JULY / AUG / SEPT
MAY / JUNE / JULY OCT / NOV / DEC

INITIAL ELIGIBILITY:

The Fund must receive contributions from your employer for 300 or more hours of work during a Contribution Quarter before your coverage can begin. Your coverage will begin on the first day of the corresponding Benefit Quarter after the Fund receives the contributions.

OR

The Fund must receive contributions from your employer for 500 or more hours of work during a consecutive six-month period before your coverage can begin. Your coverage will begin on the first day of the month after the Fund receives the contributions.


TO CONTINUE ELIGIBILITY:

The Fund must receive contributions from your employer for 270 or more hours of work during a Contribution Quarter (see chart above).

OR

The Fund must receive 1,000* or more hours of work in a 12-month period, as follows:

12-MONTH PERIOD BENEFIT QUARTER
NOV thru OCT JAN / FEB / MAR
FEB thru JAN APR / MAY / JUNE
MAY thru APR JULY / AUG / SEPT
AUG thru JULY OCT / NOV / DEC

*A modified look-back rule of 800 hours instead of 1,000 hours applies from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.