Local 338 is an amalgamated union representing four separate bargaining units: Kaiser Aluminum - production/maintenance and clerical/technical workers, Kaiser Alutek workers, and LB Foster pre-cast/railroad ties division workers. We number more than 1000 private sector members who work primarily in manufacturing industries in North Eastern Washington.


Employee Assistance Program

Trentwood’s Employee Assistance Program is a confidential counseling and referral service designed to help employees who are trying to cope with Emotional Issues, Depression, Stress/Burnout, School & Job Performance, Substance Abuse, Marital Relationships, Family Problems, Parenting, Child/Adolescent counseling, Grief/Loss, Financial and Legal issues, Retirement, Life Direction, and Career Choices.

Under our collective bargaining agreement this service is available to you and your dependents at no cost, and there are no co-pays. 

Help is available if there are personal or family problems affecting your home life and job. To schedule an appointment or to talk directly with a counselor Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm call Solution Resources at (509) 535-4074. For after hours and weekends contact Health Advocate at (855) 424-6400.  Counseling sessions are confidential and you won’t need a referral. If you have questions or want more information about the Employee Assistance Program please contact Kaiser-Trentwood’s Human Resources Department, Dave Hill- Local 338 EAP Chair at (509) 842-6336, or Dan Wilson at (509) 939-0212.

Dave Hill, EAP Chairman

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PENSION BENEFITS

If you have questions regarding your pension benefits and surviving spouse options please contact the Union Hall at 924-2650.


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
SPT                     1-800-848-1953
Fidelity Mutual     1-800-835-5095
PBGC                  1-800-400-7242 Case #19737000


QUALIFYING EVENTS
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.

 

Union Meeting DateDate: Sept. 14th, 7:30 am-3:30 pm-5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Location: Union Hall
SOAR Meeting DateDate: TBD
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Union Hall