New Laborers, working with a Signatory Contractor within Summit, Portage or Medina County, have 8 days to join Local 894.
A current pay stub, drivers' license or State ID is required at the time of application.
As of January 1, 2017 the minimum payment towards Initiation is $237.00 and is required the day Application is made. Initiation fee is $500 plus $111.00 for the first three months union dues in advance (@$37.00 per month).
Union dues are due on the first of each every month and are the responsibility of the Laborer. Your dues are not deducted from your paycheck.
Dues can be paid many months in advanced if preferred.
As part of
its education initiatives, OLFBP is pleased to announce
members commence their pension benefits, a
representative from the OLFBP Fund Office will come to
your local Union office at a time that is convenient and meet with members to explain the different
options available to them and answer any questions they
may have. To schedule an appointment please call
Kristen Foss at 1-800-236-6437 to set up a convenient time for
you. During the session, the representative will assist
the member in completing all of the forms needed to
commence retirement and retiree insurance.
should try to meet with the counselor approximately 90
days before they wish to receive their first pension
check. They do not have to wait until they quit working
to apply for a pension benefit. Married members are
encouraged to bring their spouseís to the meeting since
some forms may require the spouseís signature.
benefits of attending a retirement counseling session
better understanding of the pension and retiree
insurance benefits available.
quicker pension processing time; members can get
their first check sooner.
Interested members should contact
Benefits Counselor at 1-800-236-6437 to set up a meeting. The
following information will be needed before the
The last day the member worked or plans to work.
The memberís estimated Social Security benefit
at Normal Retirement age if interested in Social
Security leveling options.
applying for disability pension benefits, we
need to know the date of disability.