Health insurance retroactive?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Robretro, Aug 3, 2018.

  1. Robretro

    Robretro Member

    I am part time waiting on my year for insurance. The new contract says 9 months for insurance for part time. Since they are pushing it off until at least October, I guess it won’t start any earlier that for us newbies? Or will it start at 9 months even if it hasn’t passed? :nurse:
     
  2. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Read your contract.
    Ask Stewart
    Or @Protein Fart he is an expert on this issue.
     
  3. Robretro

    Robretro Member

    The new contract says 9 months, the old says 12. I don’t see anything about contract extensions
     
  4. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Reread the contract you are working under.
    It clearly states what happens.
     
  5. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    Until the new contract is passed, the previous contract is in effect.
     
  6. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Insurance? We don't need no stinkin' insurance!
     
  7. Robretro

    Robretro Member

    I’m hoping it doesn’t pass, was just wondering
     
  8. eats packages

    eats packages Tetris Master

    I got health insurance in 10 months because of a cool little "90 days after having accumulated 1200 hours" tidbit in our local health care plan.
    For comparison this is an average of 28 hours per week
     
  9. saintrick

    saintrick Active Member

    Keep in mind that it takes 8 weeks of contributions to teamcare for you to receive coverage.
    12 month is really 14
    9 month is 11
     
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  10. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    Did not know that
     
  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

  12. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    Talked to some of the drivers that have been with the company from 2-5 years. They said they had their papers the 11th month and had benefits immediately at 1 year.
     
  13. saintrick

    saintrick Active Member

    I have had a couple of the new guys ask why they had not received any healthcare info after being there a year.

    I was aware Teamcare had the 8 week provision so I took that as being the reason.

    Page | 34
    When Are You Eligible For Benefits?
    You are eligible for the benefits as described in this booklet after the Initial Contribution Period. Generally, your eligibility for benefits is established as follows:

    When eight weeks of contributions on your behalf have been received by the Plan within a
    52-week period

    We have a couple others who are about a year right now going to ask them and see what they have got.
     
  14. Liquid Red

    Liquid Red Active Member

    Not true, I received it and used it on the 366th day of employment.
     
  15. saintrick

    saintrick Active Member

    FT or PT?
     
  16. eats packages

    eats packages Tetris Master

    Here you make 8 weeks of payments on week 44, ergo week 52 you get your benefits.
     
  17. Rob Blair

    Rob Blair New Member

    On the new contract, if it ever is all ratified, how long will a driver have to be employed to get health insurance? Same 9 months as part timers? I'm told that all your time in the building counts, preload or whatever.