For existing union members, you can view training schedules and enroll online here:
For those looking to get into the industry, you can learn more about our apprenticeship program here:
If you’re a high school student who wants to take introductory heavy equipment classes that can be used toward college credit or credits toward our apprenticeship program, learn more about the Operating Engineers Pathway Program here:
You can track your hours and eligibility, view your medical claims, and your HRA balance by registering for the participant portal here:
For a comprehensive list of all your benefits and the programs available to you and your family please visit here:
To see a quick snapshot of your benefits, click here to view the benefit grid:
Many of the forms and documentation related to the pension can be found on the Central Pension Fund website here:
OF LABOR BENEFITS
The Midwest Coalition of Labor benefits, otherwise known as MCL benefits, provide additional benefits from Local 49, beyond your health care and pension benefits.
You can access benefits like roadside assistance, discounted legal services, tax preparation services, and more at no additional cost to you.
As a member you’re also eligible for a $5,000 death benefit immediately and an additional $2,500 for accidental death and dismemberment on day 1 of being a member in good standing.
Accidental and critical care insurance, and additional life insurance coverage, may also be purchased for an additional monthly cost.
More information and how to sign up for MCL Benefits can be found here: