IBEW Local 295

Summary of Benefits & Costs

Benefits are made available to full time, actively working members of the IBEW Local 295.
These coverages are guaranteed approved for all actively working/dues paying members of Local 295. No medical tests, questions, or underwriting.

For quick and easy enrollment, call Cornerstone at 224-770-5305 (M-F 8am-5pm CST)

Short-Term Disability (STD)

  • Benefit pays for up to 24 weeks
  • Pays a flat weekly benefit of either $250 or $500
  • Pays on day 15 for injury or illness
  • Pre-existing conditions are covered after 12 months
  • Covers off the job disabilities resulting from injury or illness
  • Stackable with other benefits up to 100% of pre-disability earnings
  • Benefits paid are tax free
Short-Term Disability (STD)
Weekly Benefit and Monthly Premium
Weekly Benefit  0-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69
$250.00 $19.08 $21.55 $28.10 $42.15 $59.28
$500.00 $35.35 $40.25 $53.25 $81.30 $115.55

* Stackable with other benefits to 100% of pre-disability earnings

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

  • Pays after 180 day waiting period (starts when STD ends)
  • Pays a flat monthly benefit of either $1,000 or $2,000 for up to 5 years
  • Pre-existing conditions are covered after 12 months
  • Covers on and off the job disabilities resulting from injury or illness
  • Offset by other benefits
  • Benefits paid are tax free
  • Includes 2 years of own occupation coverage
Long-Term Disability (LTD)
Monthly Benefit and Monthly Premium
Monthly Benefit 0-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69
$1,000.00 $5.37 $7.28 $14.19 $27.33 $46.94
$2,000.00 $7.46 $12.38 $28.86 $64.40 $95.78

* Benefit cannot exceed 70% of your monthly earnings
* Benefits are subject to offsets

Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

  • Guaranteed approved coverage for member, spouse, and children – NO pre-existing condition limitations
    • All life coverage includes an equal amount of AD&D. If death is caused by an accident, benefit doubles
  • Member coverage of $10,000
    • Spousal and child coverage is available when member life coverage is elected
  • Spousal coverage of $5,000, not to exceed 50% of member election
  • Child(ren) eligible for a flat $10,000 of coverage – All eligible children are covered for $2.50 per month
  • Life coverage is convertible & portable
  • If you already have life and want to increase your benefit, please call Cornerstone at 224-770-5305

Please Note: Life/AD&D guaranteed amounts may be lower or not offered at future open enrollments for those members that do not enroll initially

Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Benefit and Monthly Premium
Benefit 0-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69
Member Monthly Premium
Can be elected in increments of $10,000
$10,000.00 $3.43 $3.66 $5.14 $9.88 $21.05
Spouse Monthly Premium
Spouse Premiums Based on Member Age • Can’t exceed 50% of Member Life
$5,000.00 $2.72 $2.83 $3.57 $5.94 $11.53
Child(ren)/Dependent(s) Monthly Premium
$10,000.00 $2.50

Please note that coverage is for IBEW Local 295 members only. If you leave the union or retire, you may no longer be eligible for coverage and it is your responsibility to contact our office immediately at 224-770-5305. If you do not contact our office within 30 days of leaving the union, there will be no refund for any premium paid. Your premium is originally determined by your age on the effective date of coverage. When you enter the next age band, your premiums will increase effective on the next policy anniversary date. Benefits effective date is subject to change. This group plan has a minimum participation requirement that must be met for the plan to become effective. Failure to meet participation requirements could prevent the plan from becoming effective, or delay the effective date of the policy. The IBEW does not make any endorsement or recommendations regarding these benefits. It is solely the members’ decision to enroll. This program is completely voluntary and benefits can be elected on an a la carte basis. This is a basic summary of benefits and makes no guarantee or warranty on the processing of claims. Other limitations may apply. It is recommended that each member with coverage obtain a copy and read the entire policy booklet. All non-banking administrative and transaction fees are included in the enclosed premiums.

Time Left to Enroll








Coverage Begins 8/1/2020