General Overview

The Los Angeles Machinist Benefit Trust offers a comprehensive benefits package to you and your covered dependents. Below is a chart that gives you a General Overview of Possible Benefits. The 2017 Schedule of Benefits shows which of the benefits are available to you under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Union and your Employer. For specifics on the various benefit plans offered, please review the comparisons.

BenefitAvailable toDescription
MedicalYou and your eligible dependentsChoice of Plans:
Blue Shield of California Plans
Kaiser Permanente Plans
Prescription Drug You and your eligible dependents Walk-in Pharmacy and Mail Order Service.

If you enroll in an HMO, your prescription drug benefits will be provided under the HMO.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)You and your eligible dependents Referrals for help with personal problems.
Mental Health and Substance Abuse TreatmentYou and your eligible dependentsMental health care and substance abuse rehabilitation.
DentalYou and your eligible dependentsChoice of plans:
Cigna PPO
Cigna DHMO
Vision You and your eligible dependents—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*Exams, lenses, and frames at specified intervals.
Weekly Disability You—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*Depending on the Collective Bargaining Agreement, either $85 per week or 35 percent of your basic weekly salary for up to 26 weeks per period of disability.
Employee Life InsuranceYou—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*Pays the amount negotiated for you to your beneficiary in the event of your death. Also has an accelerated payment feature for terminal illness.
Dependent Life InsuranceYour eligible dependents—if this benefit has been negotiated as part of your benefits*Pays $1,000 to you in the event your spouse or dependent child dies (or $100, if the child is less than 6 months old).
Employee Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) InsuranceYou—if life insurance benefits have been negotiated for you*Pays a benefit to your beneficiary in the event of your death from an accident. Pays a benefit to you if you lose use of a body part (foot, hand, eye) in an accident.

*If you are a non-bargaining unit employee, the benefits negotiated for the bargaining unit employees of your employer are also available to you.