Member Benefits

HEALTH

For additional information, contact our benefits office, Zenith American Solutions at 651-256-1801.

HEALTH FUND

Participants may earn eligibility for health benefits which include medical, dental and vision benefits. Participants may also earn eligibility for retiree benefits pre-medicare and supplemental benefits after becoming eligible for medicare. To find a list of covered benefits and all other rules of the Plan, click to view the current Summary Plan Description (SPD). There have been changes to the Health Fund since the last SPD was printed. The changes are made in the form of a Summary of Material Modification (SMM). Click here to view the changes in the Health Fund since the last printing of the SPD.

HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ARRANGEMENT (HRA)

Some participants under certain Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) may accumulate funds to be used for reimbursing medical expenses. An HRA is an individual account and not a group insurance program. Click here to view the Summary Plan Description (SPD). To submit a claim for HRA Reimbursement, use the following forms depending on your status. Active members can access a claim form here. Retired members click here to view covered expenses or here to view examples of eligible expenses.

CATAMARAN PHARMACY NETWORK

The Catamaran™ pharmacy network includes many national chain pharmacies as listed here. Many independent pharmacies are also included in the network. Call member services with the phone number located on your pharmacy ID card for a comprehensive listing of network pharmacies.

VISION SERVICES PLAN (VSP)

Please see the following links for vision providers in your area:

MUTUAL RELIEF

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local Union 1 Minnesota / North Dakota provides accident, sick, disability and death benefits for eligible members. Payments for qualifying members will be $50.00 per week for a maximum of 20 weeks per injury or illness. Contact the Local Union and talk to a Business Representative for more information regarding this benefit or click here for an application. Contact the Local office at 612-379-2966 with questions.

VACATION FUNDS

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MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA VACATION FUND

Participants accumulate an individual account based on hours worked and the contribution rate in the area where the work is performed. Funds are distributed twice a year based on the terms in the Summary Plan Description (SPD). To view the current SPD click on Vacation Fund SPD.

DULUTH AND IRON RANGE VACATION SAVINGS PLAN

Participants that work under the Collective Bargaining Agreements in Duluth and the Iron Range have their vacation savings deposited directly into individual accounts at Centricity Credit Union or the Virginia COOP.

RETIREMENT & PENSION

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MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION FUND

Participants may accumulate benefits for a pension and receive monthly benefits upon retirement. The eligibility requirements along with the rates of accrual and other rules regarding the Plan can be found in the Summary Plan Description (SPD). Click here to view the current SPD. There have been changes to the Pension Fund since the last SPD was printed. The changes are made in the form of a Summary of Material Modification (SMM). To view the changes in the Pension Fund since the last printing of the SPD click here.

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF BRICKLAYERS & ALLIED CRAFTWORKERS DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION FUND

Participants may accumulate benefits for a pension and receive monthly benefits upon retirement. The eligibility requirements along with the rates of accrual and other rules regarding the Plan can be found in the Summary Plan Description (SPD). Go to ipfweb.org to find out more details about the pension plan and click on forms to find a downloadable version of the current SPD.

MINNESOTA CERAMIC TILE SETTERS PENSION FUND

Participants accumulate funds in individual accounts which they may then invest in a select number of Mutual Funds. Qualifying participants upon retirement may withdraw a lump sum of the investment or choose to receive monthly installments. Click here to view the current Summary Plan Description (SPD). Included in the SPD are the eligibility requirements and a list of the investment funds. Click here to learn how to access the web and mobile apps.

DULUTH AND IRON RANGE RETIREMENT FUND

Participants that work under the Collective Bargaining Agreements in Duluth and the Iron Range accumulate an individual account based on hours worked and the contribution rate in the area where the work is performed. Investments are trustee directed. Lump sum retirement benefits are available for eligible participants. Click to view a copy of the current Summary Plan Description (SPD).

RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN

Participants that work under the Minot, North Dakota Collective Bargaining Agreement participate in a Retirement Savings Plan with the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers. This plan provides an individual account to participants. Go to ipfweb.org to find out more details about the Retirement Savings Plan and click on Download PDF to view the summary plan description.