Death & Disability

Plumbers’ Welfare Fund, Local 130, U.A.



Death Benefits



The Welfare Fund pays a death benefit to the beneficiaries of active Participants and eligible Former Participants (retirees) based on the following schedule:



Eligible Individual - Benefit

Active Participant - $25,000.00

Former Participant - $7,500.00





Participants should contact the Fund Office to obtain the necessary forms to designate a beneficiary.

Weekly Sickness or Accident Benefits



The Welfare Fund provides a weekly sickness or accident benefit of $300.00 per week when a Participant meets the following requirements:



  1. is unable to work because of an accident or sickness,
  2. was working in Covered Employment immediately before the accident or onset of the sickness, and
  3. is under the care of a physician.


The weekly sickness or accident benefits are payable for up to 52 weeks. A Participant’s eligibility for benefits payable after 26 weeks must be reviewed by the Welfare Fund’s medical advisor.



Participants should contact the Funds Office to obtain the appropriate claim form.