Located at 395 Hudson Street in New York City, the New York City District Council of Carpenters (NYCDCC) Benefit Funds exist for the sole benefit of its members and eligible dependents. The mission of the Fund Office is to properly administer the plans of benefits and deliver superior service to our members in all respects.
The Hollow Metal Benefit Funds is maintained and administered by a join Board of Trustees on which labor and management are equally represented. The Board of Trustees is responsible for making and enforcing Plan rules and it is responsible for interpreting the Plan provisions uniformly for all participants, with the assistance of the Executive Director and its staff members. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Trustees, manages the Fund Office, and oversees the day-to-day activities of the Funds.
The Hollow Metal Welfare Plan has over 750 active working members, in which we administer health, short-term disability, and life insurance benefits. The Board of Trustees and the Plan Administrator have also delegated certain administrative functions to Anthem BlueCross BlueShield (for In-Network medical benefits), Amalgamated formerly known as Alicare (for the Medical Management Program), C&R Consulting (for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits claims, and general questions), Express Scripts (for retail and mail order prescription drug benefits), and Amalgamated Life Insurance Company (for Life insurance benefits Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefits).
The Hollow Metal Pension Plan became effective on August 1, 1985. It was established as a result of the collective bargaining agreement(s) between employers and Locals 2947, 2682, and 3127, of the New York City and Vicinity District Council of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. The Plan is completely financed by employer contributions and provides a Pension for over 2,500 retired members and their families.
Lastly, the Hollow Metal Annuity Plan was originally effective on January 1, 1986, and currently has over 150 members with a define contribution in which Prudential manages and allows our members to make their own investment decisions within their accounts.