August 29, 2015

Long-term disability insurance for rail members

Beginning June 29, 2015 through September 30, 2015, an open enrollment period will be available for Transportation Division members to enroll in the new Voluntary Long-Term Disability (VLTD) Plan.   Members will have two options for enrollment into the VLTD plan. For rail members, Part “A” allows the member to purchase coverage to protect their income should they become [...]

Long-term disability insurance for bus members

Beginning June 29, 2015 through September 30, 2015, an open enrollment period will be available for Transportation Division members to enroll in the new Voluntary Long-Term Disability (VLTD) Plan.  For bus members, Part “A” allows the member to purchase coverage to protect their income should they become disabled after a 365 day elimination period with a monthly [...]

Short-term disability insurance for rail members

The SMART Transportation Division has renewed its contract, effective July 1, 2013, with Anthem Life Insurance Co. to provide a group voluntary short-term disability plan for all rail members. Coverage will continue to be automatic unless members choose to waive coverage or “opt-out.” The Anthem rail disability insurance plan provides a basic “safety net” of [...]

Automatic disability insurance for bus members

The UTU has selected Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., a member of the Lincoln Financial Group, to provide a national group voluntary short-term disability plan for all bus members. Coverage is for off-duty accidents and illness, and is automatic unless bus members opt out. The Lincoln National Life disability insurance plan provides a basic “safety [...]

UTU bus members gain disability insurance

The UTU has selected Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., a member of the Lincoln Financial Group, to provide a national group voluntary short-term disability plan for all bus members. Coverage is for off-duty accidents and illness, and is automatic unless bus members opt out. The Lincoln National Life disability insurance plan provides a basic “safety [...]