United Furniture Workers Insurance & Pension Funds


Celebrating
70 Years


In 2014, the UFW Insurance Fund is celebrating its 70th year of providing quality, affordable group health insurance to Union members throughout the country.  We take pride in the personalized service we provide to the CWA and their affiliated Union Members.

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***WELLNESS SITE***

All Fund members have access to a personal Wellness Portal.
Log on to www.bcbst.com to get started today.  This very important tool helps members identify health risks.

Free Medication Healthy Focus
If you are a Fund Member currently being treated for:
Diabetes
High Blood Pressure
Cardiovascular Disease
Taking Anti-Cholesterol Medication

to see medications and diabetic supplies you can obtain for free through mail order that treat the above conditions. They are all generic drugs and are easy to get at no charge to you.

 

 

If you are a Fund Member with a BlueCross BlueShield ID Card, you have access to a Health Coach 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. for more information.

You can also chat live with a nurse on the BCBST website (www.bcbst.com) by logging
on to your personal account and clicking the link “My Health and Wellness”. Here, you will have the option to select NurseChat.

Pension - About the Fund

The Fund is a multi-employer defined benefit pension plan providing monthly pension to CWA members throughout the country.  Vested participants who begin receiving a monthly pension from the Fund will continue to receive that monthly pension for life.

The Fund was established in 1962 and is regulated by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).  It is run by a bilateral Board of Trustees representing both Union and Employer Trustees.