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MEMBERSHIP                                                                                                                 How to Apply for Local 237 Membership

                                                                                                                                          There are just a few steps required for you to complete the membership application process.
                                                                                                                                          Please follow the steps listed below.
               MATTERS                                                                                                                    STEP 1                                          Once received, your information will be

                                                                                                                                                                                          shared with our service vendors who will
                                                                                                                                          Complete the Membership Application and
                                                                                                                                                                                          create a Member ID card that will be mailed
                                                                                                                                          Dues Deduction Form.
                                                                                                                                          This form authorizes dues to be deducted        to your home address.
                                                                                                                                                                                          If you are an existing Local 237 member and
                                                                                                                                          from your payroll check and designates          want to add a spouse or dependent to your
               Over 25,000                                                                                                                Teamster Local 237 as your authorized           benefits plan, or designate/add beneficiaries,
                                                                                                                                          representative on matters relating to your
                                                                                                                                                                                          you will need to complete the Member
               members strong                                                                                                             employment to help promote and protect          Enrollment Form for Health and Welfare
                                                                                                                                          your economic welfare.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Fund Benefits. It’s extremely important that
                                                                                                                                                                                          you SIGN the form to ensure processing.
               and growing.                                                                                                               Please complete the online application form     When will my coverage begin?
                                                                                                                                          and make sure you click the SUBMIT button
                                                                                                                                          on the from when you are done.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Your coverage begins on the first day of the
               Join one of the most                                                                                                       STEP 2                                          month after you are employed and are listed
                                                                                                                                                                                          on the payroll in your bargaining unit.
               influential unions in                                                                                                      Complete the Member Enrollment Form for
                                                                                                                                          Health and Welfare Fund Benefits.
               the nation — apply for                                                                                                                                                     When will my coverage end?

               membership today.                                                                                                          This form allows Local 237 to populate our      Your coverage ends on the date when you
                                                                                                                                          system with your personal information:
                                                                                                                                                                                          are no longer working in the job title covered
                                                                                                                                          member name, spouse, dependents, and            by the collective bargaining unit contract,
                                                                                                                                          beneficiary information. If you’re adding a     except for death and accidental death and
                                                                                                                                          spouse or domestic partner, please provide a    dismemberment benefits. These coverages
                                                                                                                                          copy of the marriage license or the domestic    end 31 days after you are no longer working.
                                                                                                                                          partner registration certificate. If you are
                                                                                                                                          adding a child, please provide a copy of the
                                                                                                                                          birth certificate with the member listed as
                                                                                                                                          parent or permanent guardianship papers.
                                                                                                                                          The Membership Enrollment Form is a
                                                                                                                                          physical document that you can download
                                                                                                                                          from this guide. The completed and signed
                                                                                                                                          form along with supporting documentation
                                                                                                                                          must be mailed to Local 237 at:

                                                                                                                                                 Teamster Local 237 Welfare Fund
                                                                                                                                                 216 West 14th Street, 3rd floor
                                                                                                                                                 New York, NY 10011-7201

                                                                                                                                                   Download Form

                                                                                                                                          Para hablar con un representante en espanol por favor llame al 866-492-6983

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