Disability Benefits -
Frequently Asked Questions
How much income will I receive each week from my disability plan?
Gross disability income varies from plan to plan,
ranging from $75 per week to $375 per week. Your benefit will be
determined by which plan your employer is contributing under and
whether you qualify for monetary benefits. Some plans do not
provide weekly income (monetary benefits) for occupational
How long may I receive disability income?
maximum time you may receive disability income varies from plan to
plan, ranging from 3 months to 24 months, or the day you return to
work, whichever is sooner.
Why didn't I receive
my check this week?
Most often, payment of weekly disability income is interrupted for
lack of a current physician’s statement. Every 30 days your
doctor must fill out the “Statement of Attending Physician” located
on the bottom half of the
Supplementary Disability Claim Form. If you do not receive
your payment, please contact the Administrative Office.
Why is my medical coverage paid for but I do not receive disability
Some of the disability plans offered by the
Trust Funds include disability income benefits for both occupational
and non-occupational disabilities. For plans that only cover
non-occupational disabilities, there is no disability income for an
occupational disability; however, your medical plan will provide
continued medical coverage for up to six (6) months.