Have you had any recent changes in your dependent’s status? A “Qualifying Event” is a change in dependent status that could include a death, birth, divorce, marriage, adoption etc. Under the IRS federal guidelines you must notify the Company within 30 days of any dependent changes. Failure to notify the Company could result in new dependents not having medical, prescription, vision, or dental coverage until January of 2018. To notify the Company of any change call Donna Schrader at Extension 6427.
UPDATING YOUR BENEFICIARY
Have you taken time to update your current beneficiary? Keeping your intended beneficiary updated will ensure that the person you want to receive your benefits if something were to happen to you will receive them. There are beneficiary statements for your $54,000 life insurance policy through Kaiser, Fidelity Mutual 401k, Pension benefits through the Steelworker Pension Trust (SPT), and if you were employed by Kaiser Aluminum prior to April 30, 2004 the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC).
To update your beneficiary statements, you can call the following phone numbers:
Kaiser Aluminum 927-6427
Fidelity Mutual 1-800-835-5095
PBGC 1-800-400-7242 Case #19737000
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