January 31, 2018 Vacation Payout

Vacation checks are prepared at the end of January each year in order to be mailed on January 31st. The checks will include contributions made for hours worked between August through July of the prior year. Example: Checks dated January 31, 2018, include participant contributions for work done during August 2016 through July 2017.

If you are expecting a vacation check or direct deposit of your Vacation benefit and do not receive it by February 12th, you may contact the Trust Fund Office at benefitservices@carpenterfunds.com or (888) 547-2054 to check the status of your benefit.

If you're interested in receiving future Vacation checks automatically deposited to your bank account, complete and submit a Vacation Fund Direct Deposit Form.

If you'd prefer to receive your Vacation check by mail, now is the time to make sure we have your current mailing address. To update your address with the Trust Fund Office, complete and return an Address Change Form as soon as possible.


Holiday Office Closure

The Fund Office will be closed Monday, February 19th in observance of Presidents' Day.


Electronic Delivery of Plan Materials

As a Plan participant you are entitled to important material explaining how your various benefits work. You have the option to receive this information electronically, and there are a lot of good reasons for doing so. Email delivery of Plan documents is convenient, simplifies your recordkeeping, reduces paper clutter, ensures fast delivery, and allows more of your contributions to be spent on benefits by reducing printing and postage costs. For more information, or to sign up for E-delivery see the Electronic Delivery Election Form.


Frequently Asked General Questions
How can I update my address?
How can I request a Quarterly Statement?
What kind of Survivor Benefits are available and how do I apply for them?

Frequently Asked Health & Welfare Questions
When and how can I change carriers?
My dependent is a full time student, are they covered?
Am I eligible for benefits?

Frequently Asked Retirement Benefit Questions
What is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?
How do I withdraw my Annuity monies?
How does the 401(k) Plan work?
How do I withdraw or rollover the monies in my Northern California Carpenters 401(k) account?

Frequently Asked Vacation Fund Question
How do I apply for an early withdrawal of my funds?



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