About the Trust

About the Trust

The Washington Teamsters Welfare Trust

We provide high quality, affordable health and wellness benefits to participants and their families, and are jointly managed by union and employer representatives.

The Trust is a self-funded Taft-Hartley trust with approximately 17,000 active employees, funded by employer contributions negotiated by labor agreements and employee contributions. The Trust provides healthcare medical insurance for union members (and a small number of non-union members).

The Trust provides a number of different benefits, which are bargained by individual groups. Among the benefits the Trust offers are those listed below. Not all packages include all of these benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Mental health & chemical dependency
  • Prescriptions
  • Life, AD&D insurance, time loss
  • Disability premium waiver to cover COBRA payments
  • Personal Health Assessment
  • Lifestyle Management
  • Chronic Condition Management
  • Nurse Line
  • Obesity treatment and weight loss