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Fund Office to Accept Member Walk-Ins, By Appointment, on a Limited Basis, Beginning July 6th

July 1, 2020
As New York State is set to enter Phase III of its reopening following the PAUSE related to the COVID-19 […]

Board of Trustees Approves Temporary Extension of Welfare Coverage & Waiver of Retiree Premiums to Help Members During COVID-19 Pandemic

June 18, 2020
In an effort to continue assisting NYCDCC members and retirees through the financial and physical strain caused by the COVID-19 […]

2020-2021 Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Winners: Photo Gallery

June 17, 2020
On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund (the “Fund), […]

In-Network vs. Out-of-Network Benefits

June 12, 2020
Under the NYCDCC Welfare Fund, you have both In-Network and Out-of-Network benefits through Empire BlueCross BlueShield (“Empire”). However, it is […]

Statement from NYCDCC EST Joseph Geiger on the Protests

June 3, 2020
The very foundation of the New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is to fight for the rights […]

Getting COVID-19 Testing and Antibody Testing through Empire BlueCross BlueShield

June 1, 2020
Active NYCDCC members and pre-Medicare retirees eligible for Empire BlueCross BlueShield health coverage through the Welfare Fund have several cost-free, […]

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Extension of Deadlines for COBRA Elections, COBRA Payments & Other Items

May 12, 2020
Pursuant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”), different deadlines apply to certain actions required by you […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 6, 2020
During May, the MEND program joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Emotional well-being is especially important […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19)-Related Distributions & Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance

May 4, 2020
Some questions have arisen regarding whether taking a COVID-19-related distribution from the Annuity Fund per the special rules of the […]

MSK Direct Launches Personalized Website, Creates Unique COVID-19 Cancer Guide for NYCDCC Welfare Fund Participants

May 4, 2020
Since September 1, 2019, the New York City District Council of Carpenters (“NYCDCC”) Welfare Fund, through a partnership with MSK […]