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BENEFITS & COSTS

IBEW Local 9

Summary of Benefits & Costs

These coverages are guaranteed approved for all actively working/dues paying Members of IBEW Local 9. No medical tests, questions, or underwriting.

For quick and easy enrollment, call Cornerstone at 224-770-5305 (M-F 8am-5pm CST)

Short-Term Disability (STD)

  • STD Option A pays a flat weekly benefit of $250 or $500
    • Starts paying on day 15 for up to 24 weeks
  • STD Option B pays a flat weekly benefit of $250 or $500
    • Starts paying on day 31 for up to 22 weeks
  • STD Option C pays a weekly benefit of 50% of pre-disability earnings
    • Starts paying on day 15 for up to 24 weeks
  • STD Option D pays a weekly benefit of 50% of pre-disability earnings
    • Starts paying on day 31 for up to 22 weeks
  • Pre-existing conditions are covered after 12 months
  • Covers off the job disabilities resulting from injury or illness
  • Stackable with other benefits up to 100% of pre-disability earnings
  • Benefits paid are tax free
STD Option A
Pays on Day 15 for up to 24 weeks
Weekly Benefit Monthly Premium
$250 $39.05
$500 $71.00
STD Option B
Pays on Day 31 for up to 22 weeks
Weekly Benefit Monthly Premium
$250 $25.53
$500 $45.50
STD Option C – 50% of Weekly Income Pays on Day 15 for up to 24 weeks
Salary Weekly Benefit Monthly Premium
$50,000 $480.77 $59.25
$60,000 $576.92 $70.50
$70,000 $673.08 $81.75
$80,000 $769.23 $93.00
$90,000 $865.38 $104.25
$100,000 $961.54 $115.50
STD Option D – 50% of Weekly Income Pays on Day 31 for up to 22 weeks
Salary Weekly Benefit Monthly Premium
$50,000 $480.77 $38.14
$60,000 $576.92 $45.17
$70,000 $673.08 $52.20
$80,000 $769.23 $59.23
$90,000 $865.38 $66.26
$100,000 $961.54 $73.29

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

  • Pays after 180 day waiting period (starts when STD ends)
  • LTD Option A pays a flat $2,500 monthly benefit for up to 2 years
  • LTD Option B pays a monthly benefit of 50% of your pre-disability earnings for up to 2 years
  • LTD Option C pays a monthly benefit of 50% of your pre-disability earnings for up to 5 years
  • Pre-existing conditions are covered after 12 months
  • Covers on and off the job disabilities resulting from injury or illness
  • Offset by other benefits
  • Benefits paid are tax free
LTD Option A – Pays a Flat Monthly Benefit of $2,500 for up to 2 Years
Max Monthly Benefit Age < 30 Age 30 – 39 Age 40 – 49 Age 50 – 59 Age 60 – 69
$2,500 $7.25 $14.30 $24.00 $41.55 $45.20

* Benefit cannot exceed 50% of your monthly earnings

LTD Option B – Pays 50% of Your Earnings for up to 2 Years
Annual Earnings Max Monthly Benefit Age < 30 Age 30 – 39 Age 40 – 49 Age 50 – 59 Age 60 – 69
$70,000 $2,916 $8.83 $18.52 $31.82 $55.94 $60.93
$80,000 $3,333 $9.67 $20.73 $35.93 $63.50 $69.20
$90,000 $3,750 $10.50 $22.95 $40.05 $71.06 $77.48
$100,000 $4,166 $11.33 $25.17 $44.17 $78.63 $85.75
LTD Option C – Pays 50% of Your Earnings for up to 5 Years
Annual Earnings Max Monthly Benefit Age < 30 Age 30 – 39 Age 40 – 49 Age 50 – 59 Age 60 – 69
$50,000 $2,083 $13.00 $29.60 $52.40 $93.75 $102.29
$60,000 $2,500 $15.00 $34.93 $62.28 $111.90 $122.15
$70,000 $2,916 $17.00 $40.25 $72.15 $130.05 $142.01
$80,000 $3,333 $19.00 $45.57 $82.03 $148.20 $161.87
$90,000 $3,750 $21.00 $50.89 $91.91 $166.35 $181.73
$100,000 $4,166 $23.00 $56.21 $101.79 $184.50 $201.58

* Annual Earnings include your total compensation for the year including overtime. Call 224-770-5305 to get premiums for annual earnings amounts not listed above. Benefits are subject to offsets

Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

  • Guaranteed approved coverage for Member, spouse, and children – NO pre-existing condition limitations
    • All life coverage includes an equal amount of AD&D. If death is caused by an accident, benefit doubles
  • Members can elect either $25,000 or $50,000 for themselves
    • Spousal and child coverage is available when Member life coverage is elected
  • Spousal coverage is either $5,000 or $10,000, not to exceed 100% of Member election
  • Child(ren) eligible for a flat $10,000 of coverage – All eligible children are covered for $3.23 per month
  • Life coverage is convertible & portable
  • Coverage is 24/7 on and off the job

Please Note: Life/AD&D guaranteed amounts may be lower or not offered at future open enrollments for those members that do not enroll initially

Life and AD&D Benefit and Monthly Premium
Benefit Age < 30 Age 30 – 39 Age 40 – 49 Age 50 – 59 Age 60 – 69
Member Monthly Premium
$25,000 $5.68 $6.25 $9.33 $20.45 $35.93
$50,000 $9.35 $10.50 $16.65 $38.90 $69.85
Spouse Monthly Premium:
Based on Member Age. Can’t exceed 100% of Member Life.
$5,000 $2.66 $2.78 $3.39 $5.62 $8.71
$10,000 $3.32 $3.55 $4.78 $9.23 $15.42
Child(ren)/Dependent(s) Monthly Premium
$10,000 All children covered at one cost of $3.23
IMPORTANT NOTE:

If you leave the union or retire it is your responsibility to contact our office immediately at 847-387-3555. Failure to do so within 30 days will forfeit your ability to keep coverage and receive any premium refunds. Premium is determined by your age on the coverage effective date, and will increase on the next policy anniversary date after you enter the next age band. Benefit effective dates are subject to change. The IBEW does not make any endorsement or recommendations regarding these benefits. This program is voluntary and It is solely the Members’ decision to enroll. This is a basic summary of benefits and makes no guarantee or warranty on the processing of claims. Other limitations may apply. It is recommended that each enrolled Member obtain a copy and read the entire policy booklet. All non-banking administrative and transaction fees are included in the enclosed premiums.

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Enrollment Ends 10/15/2021
Coverage Begins 11/1/2021