Brothers & Sisters:
Because the Membership approved by referendum ballot, IATSE Local 33 has committed to set aside up to $1.5 million to help active and retired members who are receiving unemployment and have , or will become, ineligible for health care from the Plan because of loss of work due to COVID-19 pandemic. Effective February 1, 2021 Local 33 reimburse 75% of COBRA premiums or Covered California premiums to active or retired Members in accordance with the following eligibility requirements:
Eligibility Criteria for 75% Reimbursement of COBRA or Covered California Premiums
- You are an active or retired Member in good standing under IATSE Local’s 33’s constitution and bylaws; and
- You were enrolled in the IATSE Local 33 Health & Welfare Plan in March 2020: and
- You have submitted to IATSE Local 33 proof you received unemployment benefits for the period March1, 2020 through January 31, 2021; and
- You have submitted to IATSE Local 33 proof that you paid BPA full COBRA premiums, or that you paid in full Covered California premiums to the insurance plan you selected.
IATSE Local 33