In response to COVID-19, the Fund Office is closed, with limited staff performing essential functions remotely. The Fund Office has activated its business continuity plan to continue to provide service to our participants and participating employers during this situation. Please see the Fund-specific information below.

Pension Fund – Pension payments will continue to be made as scheduled. Current payees may experience delays when updating an address or direct deposit information. Applications for benefits will continue to be processed but there may be some processing delays. 

USW 401(k) – Contributions are continuing to be processed daily.

USW HRA Fund – Claims are continuing to be reviewed. If the review cannot be completed in 30 days, the Fund will notify participants of the need to extend an additional 15 days.

News and Updates

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COVID-19

March 16, 2020
In response to COVID-19, the Fund Office is closing this week (March 16, 2020 through March 20, 2020). This closure will not disrupt any pension payments.

Fund Office closed January 21, 2020

January 21, 2020
The Fund Office will be closed today, January 21, 2020 due to a lack of heat in the building. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Phone outage August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019
The fund office's phones and faxes are offline today, August 21, 2019. We are working with our service provider to restore them as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Be cautious when giving personal information

June 14, 2019
Retirees are a frequent target for scammers, so be always cautious about giving out personal information. If you are ever contacted by someone asking for personal information...

Fund Office Closed April 3, 2019

April 2, 2019
The fund office will be closed on April 3, 2019 due to an electrical outage in our building. Phones, faxes, and certain portions of our website will be down as a result. We regret the inconvenience.

Second Quarter Audit and Delinquency Committee Meeting Announced

March 22, 2016
The Second Quarter Audit and Delinquency Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2016. 

Second Quarter Appeals Committee Meeting Announced

March 22, 2016
The Second Quarter Appeals Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2016. 

First Quarter Audit & Delinquency Committee Meeting Announced

January 28, 2016
The First Quarter Audit & Delinquency Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

First Quarter Appeals Committee Meeting Announced

January 28, 2016
The First Quarter Appeals Committee Meeting will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

3rd Quarter Audit and Delinquency Committee Meeting Announced

June 2, 2015
The 3rd Quarter Audit and Delinquency Committee Meeting will be Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

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