This is a Voluntary Benefits Plan for Disability Income Insurance.
There are two types of Insurance available Short term can guarantee up to 12 months of fixed monthly income and Long term can guarantee you a steady income when you need it most. See more information at the following links.
This offer through the Voluntary Benefits Plan allows for exclusive home and auto insurance through Metlife not available to the general public only for APWU members. This also allows payment to be processed directly through payroll, or a traditional means of paying.
Call 1-800-438-6381 see attached brochure.
Download: Metlife Home and Auto Insurance.pdf
Purchasing power can be used as an alternative to a loan, this program allows you to buy products as a deduction from your paycheck. To be eligible for this you have to be a career APWU member with a year of service at a minimum of 20 working hours. This is a part of the Voluntary Benefits Plan.
Find more information at this link, or you can call 1-888-923-6236.
Unexpected long-term care expenses can be costly this is an optional coverage that you can only enroll in during open enrollment, 60 days from your career appointment, or a life qualifying event.
Find out more by reading this full article on the APWU website here.
OPM link here.
Download: FLTCIP - long term care overview.pdf
You are auto-enrolled into the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) program as soon as you make a career. Ensure that you want these benefits or need to make any changes as open season for this is not yearly. There are optional coverages that you can enroll in that are priced based on your age. The basic coverage that you are auto-enrolled in is not impacted by your age.
Download: life insurance overview 2017.pdf
Download and fill out the FEHB form attached to stop, start, or change the programs you enrolled in or have yet to enrol in. Send completed worksheet to HRSSC.
For information on life qualifying event goto: (LQE must be done through the FEHB form)
For information on open season goto:
Download: PostalEase Worksheet_MARCH_2018_PRINT_3.pdf
Flexible Spending Accounts
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) allow career postal workers to use pre-tax dollars to pay for out-of-pocket health care, dental, and vision expenses not covered by insurance, including co-payments and deductibles.
Employees can also set up a Flexible Spending Account for dependent care expenses for children and aging parents.
You can only apply for one of the following scholarships Vocational, or Hallbeck.
ten (10) Hallbeck Scholarship winners,
five (5) Vocational Scholarship winners,
and one Best Essay recipient.