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Sheet Metal Workers Local 112, Elmira / Jamestown, New York

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May 1, 2020 Wage Allocation Results

Please click on the link below to see the May 1, 2020 Wage Allocation Results.

Download wage-allocation-results_001.pdf

HRA Benney Cards Through Pro-Flex

The CARES Act was signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 as an additional piece of legislation crafted to help Americans during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.  We now have additional information to share regarding the new legislation.

Employees who are currently enrolled in our Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) – Pro-Flex has added a short list of FAQ’s to their website’s “News” Section.  Pro-Flex has also shared some guidelines regarding items that are newly eligible for reimbursement.  A comprehensive List is available on the Pro-Flex website under the “Resources” menu (website is: www.proflextpa.com).

If you have any questions regarding this, please call the customer service number on the back of your Benny Card - 716-633-2073.

You may also refer to the hyper-links listed below.

News Section

Resource Section

COVID-19 Federal Benefit Grid

Please refer to the Federal Benefit Grid for any benefits available through the Federal Government.  You may also click on the hyper-link to take you directly.  

Download covid_federal_benefit_grid_031920_formatted_final.pdf

COVID-19 NYS Benefit Grid

Please refer to the NYS Benefit Grid for any benefits available through NYS.  You may also click on the hyper-link to take you directly.  You can follow the links for services from there.

Download covid_benefit_grid_031920_formatted_final.pdf

Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

There is an immediate threat posed by Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAP's) in the construction industry.  It is important that every SMART member and family is made aware and acts on this looming threat to the unionized construction industry.  Please click on the the link below to express your view against this program.  Your actions, and the volume of comments we submit will directly affect the future of Union apprenticeship programs in  the United States.  We strongly urge you click on this link.         www.SaveSMARTApprenticeships.org

Labels and Safety

Download monthlyflyer10-(1).pdf

Code of Conduct

Download code-of-conduct.pdf

Weld Shop Dedication - SMW Journal

Please read the attached article that was printed in the SMART Spring 2017 Members Journal regarding the SMW #112 Welding Facility dedication in the name of Robert Sents.

Download doc052.pdf

Bradford County Courthouse - Journal

Please read the attached article that was printed in the SMART Spring 2017 Members Journal regarding the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda, Pennsylvania.

Download doc053.pdf

Pension Rights Center - Notification

Please review the PDF file below and notify your congressman regarding this issue.

Download Pension-Rights-Center-Notification.pdf

IRS Code Section 213(d) Eligible Medical Expenses

Download IRS-Code-Section-213(d)-Eligible-Medical-Expenses.pdf

ProFlex - Website Access Information

The file listed below gives instruction for each member/participant to log into their own HRA account (Health Reimbursement Account) with ProFlex.  This website will allow you to check balances and payments.  You may also contact ProFlex by using the phone number on the back of your card.  Please note, if you are using your HRA monies for past medical bills, the dates of purchase or service must be after May 1, 2014.

Download Website-Access-with-Mobile-EE.pdf

Vision Works (Davis Vision)

For information regarding participating providers in your area, eligibility for glasses or any other vision questions you may have, you may contact Vision Works directly by calling 1-800-999-5431 or visit their website:  www.davisvision.com.  Please note that safety glasses are by voucher only, which you may obtain through SMW #112 Union Hall.  Safety Glasses may only be obtained through Empire Vision stores and not through any other vision provider. 

Health & Welfare Fund - Notice of Privacy Practices

Download Privacy-Practices.pdf

Davis Vision - Vision Insurance

Please make note that Davis Vision's Retail stores (Empire Vision) are in the processof rebranding under the name VISIONWORKS.  It is their goal to establish one brand for their over 600 retail stores nationally.

Retiree Pension Checks/Direct Deposit

It was the decision of the SMW #112 Pension Fund Trustee's with the guidance of SMW #112's Fund Attorney and Pension Fund Actuary that effective May 1, 2012 the retiree check writing/direct deposit be transferred from Prudential to Chemung Canal Trust Company.  Those involved in this decision felt that this change was in the best interest of SMW #112 Pension Plan both financially and administratively. 

With any change we realize that there is an adjustment period.  We are asking for your patience with both Local #112 and Chemung Canal Trust Company as we work through any issues that may occur during this transitional period.

A notice will be mailed to all retirees regarding this change at the end of the first week in May 2012.  In this letter, additional information will be provided.

Please make note that per Chemung Canal Trust Company all retiree pension checks were mailed on Monday, April 30, 2012.
If you have direct deposit, Chemung Canal Trust Company transmitted these on Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

If you need to contact Chemung Canal Trust Company for any changes, such as, address/Federal or State Tax/Etc. please contact them using the information listed below:

Deana Roman
607 - 737 - 3785 

Thank you for your cooperation and patience.