All Events

Nov 03

November 03, 2017

November Wellness Open House

Come join us for our November Wellness Open House!

Where: Ox Bus Division (Bus Operator's Lounge)

When: Thursday Nov. 16

Time: 11 am - 3 pm

  • Free seated massages
  • Free snacks/giveaways
  • Wellness Updates
  • Free healthcare vendors on-site

And much more! 

November Wellness Open House

 

 

Sep 27

September 27, 2017

Wellness Open House at Western Division

Join us for a special Wellness Open House in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! 

Where: Western Division

When: Thursday October 12

Time: 11 am - 3 pm

Come and interact with on-site healthcare vendors. Get updates about the Wellness Program and enjoy free seated massages , snacks and giveaways. 

OPEN HOUSE (OCT. 12) OPTION 1

Aug 01

August 01, 2017

Boot Camp Fitness (Fourth Class)

Fight boredom and find the motivation to achieve your full fitness potential! This FREE high energy class integrates strength training with cardiovascular exercises for a full body workout!

All fitness levels welcome. No registration required. No equipment needed, but please bring water!

Virgin Pulse members receive 100 points for each class you attend!

Boot Camp Fitness is a four-week program. Classes will be held at the Branch Avenue Rail Division, Second floor.

Classes are on Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

Questions? Contact wellness@tehw.org

Jul 25

July 25, 2017

Boot Camp Fitness (Third Class)

Fight boredom and find the motivation to achieve your full fitness potential! This FREE high energy class integrates strength training with cardiovascular exercises for a full body workout!

All fitness levels welcome. No registration required. No equipment needed, but please bring water!

Virgin Pulse members receive 100 points for each class you attend!

Boot Camp Fitness is a four-week program. Classes will be held at the Branch Avenue Rail Division, Second floor.

Classes are on Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

Questions? Contact 

Jul 18

July 18, 2017

Boot Camp Fitness (Second Class)

Fight boredom and find the motivation to achieve your full fitness potential! This FREE high energy class integrates strength training with cardiovascular exercises for a full body workout!

All fitness levels welcome. No registration required. No equipment needed, but please bring water!

Virgin Pulse members receive 100 points for each class you attend!

Boot Camp Fitness is a four-week program. Classes will be held at the Branch Avenue Rail Division, Second floor.

Classes are on Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

Questions? Contact wellness@tehw.org

Jul 11

July 11, 2017

Boot Camp Fitness Class (First Class)

Fight boredom and find the motivation to achieve your full fitness potential! This FREE high energy class integrates strength training with cardiovascular exercises for a full body workout!

All fitness levels welcome. No registration required. No equipment needed, but please bring water!

Virgin Pulse members receive 100 points for each class you attend!

Boot Camp Fitness is a four-week program. Classes will be held at the Branch Avenue Rail Division, Second floor.

Classes are on Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

Questions? Contact wellness@tehw.org

Mar 16

March 16, 2017

Wellness Open House

Save the Date for Our Wellness Open House

When: Thursday, March 16 from 10am to 2pm

Where: Bladensburg Bus Division - Employee Break Room

FREE Programs & Activities

  • Seated Massages
  • Fitness Demonstrations
  • Healthy Eating Presentations
  • Health Screenings
  • Wellness Games
  • Raffles & Giveaways

Additional information will be coming soon!

We hope to see you there!

For questions, please contact your wellness team at wellness@tehw.org.

Nov 17

November 17, 2016

Branch Avenue Wellness Fair

689 Moving Metro is hosting a Wellness Fair at Branch Avenue! Join us on November 17th from 11 am - 3 pm for a chance to participate in:

  • Prize Raffles
  • Chair Massage
  • Health Screenings
  • Wellness Program Q & A
  • Plus: Enroll in 689 Moving Metro and get a FREE "MAX" Activity Tracker!

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email wellness@tehw.org to learn more information!

Nov 16

November 16, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Alexandria Yard

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 16 and 17.

Nov 16

November 16, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Shady Grove Rail Facility

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 16 and 17.

Nov 16

November 16, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Western Bus Facility

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 16 and 17.

Nov 14

November 14, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Four Mile Run Bus Facility

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 14 and 15.

Nov 14

November 14, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Montgomery Bus Facility

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 14 and 15.

Nov 14

November 14, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ New Carrolton Rail Facility

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 14 and 15.

Nov 11

November 11, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Brentwood Rail Facility

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protectionon November 11.

Nov 11

November 11, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Greenbelt

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 11.

Nov 11

November 11, 2016

Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment Meeting @ Southern Avenue Annex

Representatives from National Group Protections and from the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan will be available to help with open enrollment questions and with voluntary benefits available from National Group Protection on November 11.

Nov 07

November 07, 2016

Questions About Supplemental Benefits

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

LocationStart DateEnd Date
Alexandria Yard November 16 November 17
Bladensburg November 7 November 9
Brentwood Rail Facility November 10 November 11
Four Mile Run Bus Facility November 14 November 15
Greenbelt November 10 November 11
Montgomery Bus Facility November 14 November 15
New Carrollton Rail Facility November 14 November 15
Northern Bus Facility November 7 November 9
Shady Grove Rail Facility November 16 November 17
Shepherd Parkway November 7 November 9
Southern Avenue Annex November 10 November 11
Western Bus Facility November 16 November 17

Please call NGP with any enrollment questions: (800) 344-9016.

Need more information about Open Enrollment?

Oct 24

October 24, 2016

2017 Open Enrollment

From Monday, October 24, 2016 until Friday, November 18, 2016, the Trustees of the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan invite you to participate in Open Enrollment for coverage effective Januiary 1, 2018. During the Open Enrollment period you will have the opportunity to:

  • Review your current benefit choices and make appropriate changes;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were not enrolled when they first became eligible;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were removed during the 2011 dependent eligibility verification audit;
  • Renew a prior opt-out election or opt-out of the benefit program for the first time;
  • Elect additional supplemental life insurance;
  • Enroll a domestic partner.

If you change your benefit choices, your actions will be effective January 1, 2017. Your next chance to change your benefit plan will be in the fall of 2017 for coverage effective January 1, 2018, unless you experience a qualified life event.

No action needed if . . .

  • you want to keep your same medical/vision and dental coverage
  • you do not want to add or change dependents

If you had previously opted out, you must renew your opt out election or you will be returned to your previous coverage.

More information about Open Enrollment.

May 13

May 13, 2016

Prince Georges Plaza--Supplemental Life Info (May 13-13)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 12

May 12, 2016

New Carrolton--Supplemental Life Info (May 12-13)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 11

May 11, 2016

Shepherd Parkway--Supplemental Life Info (May 11-13)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 11

May 11, 2016

Greenbelt--Supplemental Life Info (May 11-13)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 09

May 09, 2016

Brentwood--Supplemental Life Info (May 9-13)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 09

May 09, 2016

Southern Bus--Supplemental Life Info (May 9-10)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 09

May 09, 2016

Northern Bus--Supplemental Life Info (May 9-11)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 09

May 09, 2016

Glenmont--Supplemental Life Info (May 9-10)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 09

May 09, 2016

Alexandria Yard--Supplemental Life Info (May 9-12)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2016

Shady Grove Yard--Supplemental Life Info (May 5-6)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2016

West Falls Church Yard--Supplemental Life Info (May 5-6)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2016

Carmen Turner--Supplemental Life Info (May 5-6)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 02

May 02, 2016

2016 Open Enrollment

From Monday, May 2, 2016 until Friday, May 27, 2016, the Trustees of the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan invite you to participate in Open Enrollment. During this period you will have the opportunity to:

  • Review your current benefit choices and make appropriate changes;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were not enrolled when they first became eligible;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were removed during the 2011 dependent eligibility verification audit;
  • Renew a prior opt-out election or opt-out of the benefit program for the first time;
  • Elect additional supplemental life insurance;
  • Enroll a domestic partner.

If you change your benefit choices, your actions will be effective July 1, 2016. You typically will not receive your new ID cards until early July. Your next chance to change your benefit plan will be May 2017, unless you experience a qualified life event.

No action needed if . . .

  • you want to keep your same medical/vision and dental coverage
  • you do not want to add or change dependents

If you had previously opted out, you must renew your opt out election or you will be returned to your previous coverage.

More information about Open Enrollment.

May 02

May 02, 2016

Supplemental Life Insurance Questions: 2016 Meeting Dates

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during 2016 Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during 2016 Open Enrollment.

LocationStart DateEnd Date
Alexandria Yard May 9 May 12
Bladensburg May 2 May 6
Brentwood May 9 May 13
Carmen Turner May 5 May 6
Four Mile Run May 2 May 4
Glenmont May 9 May 10
Greenbelt May 11 May 13
Montgomery Bus May 2 May 4
New Carrollton May 12 May 13
Northern Bus May 9 May 11
Prince Georges Plaza May 13
May 13
Shady Grove Yard May 5 May 6
Shepherd Parkway May 11 May 13
Southern Bus May 9 May 10
West Falls Church May 5
May 6
West Ox May 2 May 4
Western Bus May 2
May 5

Please call NGP with any enrollment questions: (800) 344-9016.

Need more information about Open Enrollment?

May 02

May 02, 2016

Montgomery Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 2-4)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 02

May 02, 2016

Bladensburg Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 2-4)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 02

May 02, 2016

West Ox--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 2-4)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 02

May 02, 2016

Four Mile Run--Supplement Life Info (May 2-4)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 02

May 02, 2016

Western Bus--Supplement Life Info (May 2-5)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

Apr 02

April 02, 2016

Bladensburg Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 2-6)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

Oct 26

October 26, 2015

Tour of DC: Virtual Step Challenge

Coming in October: are you up for some healthy competition?

Grab your activity tracker, create a team or join a team and join the challenge!

*All team members must be an active member of 689 and get your benefits through the Transit Employees Health and Welfare Office

Race around the center of American politics in the “Tour of D.C.” virtual step challenge. Teams of up to 5 players will compete against each other.

I already have an account with Virgin Pulse through 689 Moving Metro…

  • Sign up for the challenge starting Monday October 12th through your Virgin Pulse account. Log in at: App.member.virginpulse.com (use Google Chrome for your search engine)
  • Your username is your email address and the password is what you set when you originally registered for the Virgin Pulse program.
  • Need assistance accessing your account? Call membership services during normal business hours at: 1-888-671-9395 (Your sponsor is 689 Moving Metro)

I don’t have an account with Virgin Pulse through 689 Moving Metro yet…

  • Enroll for your Virgin Pulse account and FREE activity tracker at: join.virginpulse.com/689movingmetro (Use Google Chrome for your search engine!)
  • Then you can join the challenge on October 12th!
  • Challenge Starts October 26th and ends November 22nd

The victors will be the team with the most steps at the end of the challenge and there will be prizes!

  • For every member who signs up for the challenge $10.00 will be entered into the prize jack pot up to $3500.00!*
  • The top three teams will win Visa gift cards. Amounts to be determined at the end of the challenge, based on the amount of participants.

*Please note: prizes are taxable.

For More Information email: wellness@tehw.org

Aug 28

August 28, 2015

Zumba: Monday's at 6:30 pm

Start your week off right with a good workout and some sweaty fun! Join us for Zumba at the Union Hall on Monday evenings at 6:30pm. See the details below. Slide1

May 29

May 29, 2015

2015 Open Enrollment Ends Today

Act Now!

Open Enrollment Ends Today! The Fund office closes at 5 pm.  Open Enrollment on the Member Portal is open until midnight tonight.

If you want to . . .

  • enroll or change supplemental MetLife life insurance coverage
  • enroll or disenroll a dependent
  • opt out or continue opt out of medical/vision and dental coverage level

Completed forms are due by May 29, 2015. Your next chance to change your benefit plan will be May 2016.

Need more information about Open Enrollment?

May 20

May 20, 2015

West Falls Church--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 20-21)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 20

May 20, 2015

Greenbelt--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 20-21)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 19

May 19, 2015

Alexandria Yard--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 19)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 19

May 19, 2015

Telegraph Road--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 19)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 18

May 18, 2015

Carmen Turner Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 18-19)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 18

May 18, 2015

Glenmont Rail Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 18-19)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 18

May 18, 2015

Four Mile Run Bus Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 18-19)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 18

May 18, 2015

Western Bus Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 18-20)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 14

May 14, 2015

New Carrollton Rail Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 14-15)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 13

May 13, 2015

Shepherd Parkway--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 13-15)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 11

May 11, 2015

Brentwood Rail Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 11-15)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 11

May 11, 2015

Northern Bus Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 11-13)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 11

May 11, 2015

Southern Avenue Annex--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 11-12)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 07

May 07, 2015

Shady Grove Rail Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 7-8)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 06

May 06, 2015

Health and Wellness Fair at CTF

689 Moving Metro and METRO Wellness are teaming up to offer a spring wellness fair at CTF on Wednesday May 6th from 12pm-3pm in the C-Building Cafeteria.

Join us to gain information and tools needed to make changes that lead to a healthier life!

  • Prize Raffles 
  • Chair Massage
  • Ask the Nutritionist
  • Health Information
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Plus: learn more about the wellness programs offered through METRO and 689 with Transit Employee Health and Welfare!

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May 05

May 05, 2015

L'Enfant Plaza--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 5)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 04

May 04, 2015

Open Enrollment 2015

From Monday, May 4, 2015 until Friday, May 29, 2015, the Trustees of the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan invite you to participate in Open Enrollment. During this period you will have the opportunity to:

  • Review your current benefit choices and make appropriate changes;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were not enrolled when they first became eligible;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were removed during the 2011 dependent eligibility verification audit;
  • Renew a prior opt-out election or opt-out of the benefit program for the first time;
  • Elect additional supplemental life insurance;
  • Enroll a domestic partner.

If you change your benefit choices, your actions will be effective July 1, 2015. You typically will not receive your new ID cards until early July. Your next chance to change your benefit plan will be May 2016, unless you experience a qualified life event.

No action needed if . . .

  • you want to keep your same medical/vision and dental coverage
  • you do not want to add or change dependents

If you had previously opted out, you must renew your opt out election or you will be returned to your previous coverage.

More information about Open Enrollment.

May 04

May 04, 2015

Montgomery Bus Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 4-6)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 04

May 04, 2015

Bladensburg--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 4-8)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 04

May 04, 2015

Prince Georges Plaza--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 4)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 04

May 04, 2015

West Ox--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 4-6)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 04

May 04, 2015

Supplemental Life Insurance Questions?

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during 2015 Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during 2015 Open Enrollment.

LocationStart DateEnd Date
Alexandria Yard May 19 May 19
Bladensburg May 4 May 8
Brentwood Rail Facility May 11 May 15
Carmen Turner Facility May 7 May 8
Four Mile Run Bus Facility May 18 May 19
Glenmont Rail Facility May 18 May 19
Greenbelt May 20 May 21
L'Enfant Plaza May 5
May 5
Montgomery Bus Facility May 4 May 6
New Carrollton Rail Facility May 14 May 15
Northern Bus Facility May 11 May 13
Prince Georges Plaza May 4
May 4
Shady Grove Rail Facility May 7 May 8
Shepherd Parkway May 13 May 15
Southern Avenue Annex May 11 May 12
Telegraph Road May 19 May 19
West Falls Church May 20
May 21
West Ox May 4 May 6
Western Bus Facility May 18
May 20

Please call NGP with any enrollment questions: (800) 344-9016.

You can download a supplemental life insurance form to complete and submit. 

Need more information about Open Enrollment?

Apr 23

April 23, 2015

Bladensburg Division Hosts 689 Moving Metro Health and Wellness Fair

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Apr 16

April 16, 2015

TEHW Teams Attend Annual Employee Appreciation and Safety Health Fair

 Order Your Safety Glasses

Transit Employee Health and Welfare (TEHW) is bringing the FREE prescription safety glasses benefit to you at New Carrollton Yard.

Please bring your up to date prescription in order to place to order for your glasses.

Bertha Villatoro and Jackie Wilson, both Benefits Specialist at TEHW,  will be here to help you place your order. 

Enroll in the Wellness Program

Local 689 and Transit Employee Health and Welfare has partnered with Virgin Pulse to offer eligible Local 689 members access to…

  • FREE online and smart phone healthy living tools.
  • Earn “Stars” for making healthy choices.  Stars=prizes!
  • Use  a pedometer that will help you track your daily steps, mileage and calorie burn.
  • When you enroll  you will be shipped a FREE pedometers for a limited time.
  • Monthly and quarterly prize drawings.

Our is to help make the healthy choice a little bit easier, and more fun by offering you useful tools and prizes for participating!

Learn More at New Carrollton Yard on Thursday April 16th 11:00am-3:00pm

Nichole Weaver, 689 Moving Metro wellness program manager will be here to help you learn more about the program and give you the opportunity to enroll, gaining access to useful tools for healthy living.

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Feb 03

February 03, 2015

Safety Glasses and Wellness Coming to Greenbelt

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Jan 28

January 28, 2015

Wellness Fair at Shepherd Parkway

Join us Wednesday January 28th from 10am-3pm at Shepherd Parkway division for a wellness fair. 

Here's what you have to look forward to...

  • Chair massages
  • Prize raffles
  • Sleep health information
  • Enroll in the new 689 Moving Metro program and get a FREE pedometer
  • Kidney health screenings
  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Prescription safety glasses (for maintenance or construction members)
  • Free healthy snacks 
  • EAP program information 
  • Learn about a new exercise class: Bokwa
  • Kaiser and CareFirst representatives will be there to answer your health inusrance related questions.

Do you work at a different location? That's ok! You are welcome to join us for the event.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Wellness Fair Sparkway

Questions? Contact: Nichole Weaver, 689 Moving Metro wellness program manager at nbweaver@tehw.org or call 202-679-9887.

If you would like to host a wellness event at your location, reach out to Nichole Weaver with the contact information listed above to learn how.

Jan 16

January 16, 2015

689 Moving Metro Visits Call Center in Hyattsville

Local 689 and Transit Employee Health and Welfare has partnered with Virgin Pulse to offer eligible Local 689 members access to…

  • FREE online and smart phone healthy living tools.
  • Earn “Stars” for making healthy choices.  Stars=prizes!
  • Use  a pedometer that will help you track your daily steps, mileage and calorie burn.
  • When you enroll  you will be shipped a FREE pedometers for a limited time.
  • Monthly and quarterly prize drawings.

Our is to help make the healthy choice a little bit easier, and more fun by offering you useful tools and prizes for participating!

Learn More on Friday January 16th at the call center in Hyattsville. 

Nichole Weaver, 689 Moving Metro wellness program manager will be here to help you learn more about the program and give you the opportunity to enroll, gaining access to useful tools for healthy living.

Jan 16

January 16, 2015

689 Moving Metro Visits Northern Division

Local 689 and Transit Employee Health and Welfare has partnered with Virgin Pulse to offer eligible Local 689 members access to…

  • FREE online and smart phone healthy living tools.
  • Earn “Stars” for making healthy choices.  Stars=prizes!
  • Use  a pedometer that will help you track your daily steps, mileage and calorie burn.
  • When you enroll  you will be shipped a FREE pedometers for a limited time.
  • Monthly and quarterly prize drawings.

Our is to help make the healthy choice a little bit easier, and more fun by offering you useful tools and prizes for participating!

Learn More on Friday January 16th at Northern Division.

  • 8:30am-10:30am

Nichole Weaver, 689 Moving Metro wellness program manager will be here to help you learn more about the program and give you the opportunity to enroll, gaining access to useful tools for healthy living.

Jan 06

January 06, 2015

ELES Safety Meeting at Carmen Turner Facility

If you are part of the ELES group and attend their safety fair on Tuesday, January 6 at Carmen Turner Facility, you will have the chance to learn more about the new 689 Moving Metro wellness program and order your prescription safety glasses. 

In order to complete the process for your prescription safety glasses please have the following information with you:

1. Your current and valid eye glasses prescription. 

2. Complete and bring the attached document with you to the event.

Remember, this is a free benefit for active Local 689 members. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

Sep 18

September 18, 2014

Shady Grove Employee Appreciation Day

We will be at Shady Grove Thursday September 18 from 10:00am-1:00pm for the Employee Appreciation Day event. Come by, enjoy a piece of fruit and say hello! We look forward to seeing you there.

Sep 13

September 13, 2014

Come Say Hello at the Rail Rodeo

The Rodeo takes place on Saturday, September 13, at the Branch Avenue
Division located at 5700 Capital Gateway Drive in Suitland.  Activities
begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue into the afternoon. Transit Health and Welfare
Plan will have a table set up and encourage you to come by with any questions
or to say hello! I hope to see you there.

Jul 01

July 01, 2014

Open Enrollment Elections Take Effect

The choices you made during this year's Open Enrollment go into effect on July 1, 2014. Generally, the enrollment decisions you made will remain in place through the next Open Enrollment in May of 2015. However, if you have a family status or work status change and you wish to change your benefit election, you should notify the Health & Welfare office immediately. Generally, you have 30 or 90 days in which to make a change to your benefits after the date of the status event. See the "Change in Status" section on the Enrolling for Coverage page for more information.

May 30

May 30, 2014

Open Enrollment Ends

Act Now!

If you want to . . .

  • enroll or change supplemental MetLife life insurance coverage
  • enroll or disenroll a dependent
  • opt out or continue opt out of medical/vision and dental coverage level

Completed forms are due by May 30, 2014. Your next chance to change your benefit plan will be May 2015.

Need more information about Open Enrollment?

May 21

May 21, 2014

Greenbelt--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 19-20)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 21

May 21, 2014

West Falls Church Yard--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 21-22)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 19

May 19, 2014

Glenmont--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 19-20)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 19

May 19, 2014

Western Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 19-20)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 15

May 15, 2014

Alexandria Yard/Telegraph Rd--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 15-16)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 15

May 15, 2014

New Carrolton--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 15-16)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 15

May 15, 2014

Shepherd Parkway--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 15-16)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 14

May 14, 2014

Brentwood--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 14-16)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 13

May 13, 2014

Prince George's Plaza--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 13-14)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 12

May 12, 2014

Northern Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 12-14)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 12

May 12, 2014

Southern Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 12-14)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 08

May 08, 2014

Carmen Turner Facility--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 8-9)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 08

May 08, 2014

Royal St Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 8-12)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 08

May 08, 2014

Shady Grove Yard--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 8-9)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 07

May 07, 2014

ATU Local 689 Headquarters--SafeVision (9:30AM - 11:30AM; During the Union Meeting)

Representatives from SafeVision will be at several locations during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered about the new Prescription Safety Glass Program.

See the complete list of SafeVision site visits.

May 06

May 06, 2014

Carmen Turner Building A Machine Shop--SafeVision (1PM - 4PM)

Representatives from SafeVision will be at several locations during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered about the new Prescription Safety Glass Program.

See the complete list of SafeVision site visits.

May 06

May 06, 2014

ATU Local 689 Headquarters--SafeVision (7:30PM - 9:30PM; During the Union Meeting)

Representatives from SafeVision will be at several locations during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered about the new Prescription Safety Glass Program.

See the complete list of SafeVision site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2014

SafeVision Representatives Onsite During Open Enrollment

Representatives from SafeVision will be at several locations during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered about the new Prescription Safety Glass Program.

LocationDateTime
Greenbelt Cafeteria Monday, May 5 9AM - 4PM
Carmen Turner Building A Machine Shop Tuesday, May 6 1PM - 4PM
ATU Local 689 Headquarters Tuesday, May 6 7:30PM - 9:30PM (During the Union Meeting)
ATU Local 689 Headquarters Wednesday, May 7 9:30AM - 11:30AM (During the Union Meeting)

 Need more information about Open Enrollment?

May 05

May 05, 2014

Open Enrollment Starts

From Monday, May 5, 2014 until Friday, May 30, 2014, the Trustees of the Transit Employees' Health & Welfare Plan invite you to participate in Open Enrollment. During this period you will have the opportunity to:

  • Review your current benefit choices and make appropriate changes;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were not enrolled when they first became eligible;
  • Enroll eligible dependents who were removed during the 2011 dependent eligibility verification audit;
  • Renew a prior opt-out election or opt-out of the benefit program for the first time;
  • Elect additional supplemental life insurance;
  • Enroll a domestic partner.

If you change your benefit choices, your actions will be effective July 1, 2014. You typically will not receive your new ID cards until early July. Your next chance to change your benefit plan will be May 2015, unless you experience a qualified life event.

No action needed if . . .

  • you want to keep your same medical/vision and dental coverage
  • you do not want to add or change dependents

If you had previously opted out, you must renew your opt out election or you will be returned to your previous coverage.

More information about Open Enrollment.

May 05

May 05, 2014

Bladensburg Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 5-13)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2014

Four Mile Run--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 5-7)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2014

L'Enfant Plaza--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 5-6)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2014

Montgomery Bus--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 5-7)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2014

West Ox--Supplemental Life Insurance Info (May 5-7)

Representatives from National Group Protection (NGP) will be at various ATU Local 689 jobsites during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered so you can make your Supplemental Life Insurance elections during Open Enrollment.

See the complete list of NPG site visits.

May 05

May 05, 2014

Greenbelt Cafeteria--SafeVision (9AM - 4PM)

Representatives from SafeVision will be at several locations during Open Enrollment.

Come get your questions answered about the new Prescription Safety Glass Program.

See the complete list of SafeVision site visits.

Mar 29

March 29, 2014

Local 689 Benefits Seminar

Save the date!

Please plan to attend the upcoming Benefits Seminar at the Local 689 Union Hall!

All of our insurance carriers and benefits vendors have been invited to provide you, the members, with detailed information about the services offered. Speakers will talk about Health & Welfare and Pension benefits.

This is a perfect opportunity to ask questions about your Local 689 benefits.

When: Saturday, March 29, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Note: Lunch will be served

Location: Local 689 Union Hall (2701 Whitney Place, Forestville MD 20747)

We encourage all Local 689 members to attend!

Jan 31

January 31, 2014

January 2014 Rates for Retirees will be deducted from pension checks

Jan 01

January 01, 2014

Office Closed

Jan 01

January 01, 2014

New Rates Effective

Jan 01

January 01, 2014

Delta Dental improvements effective

Dec 31

December 31, 2013

Office Closed – 3:00 pm

Dec 25

December 25, 2013

Office Closed – Merry Christmas

Dec 24

December 24, 2013

Office Closed – Noon

Dec 18

December 18, 2013

New 2014 rates will appear on paychecks of active employees

Dec 16

December 16, 2013

Deadline for Retirees to opt out of the improved Delta Dental Plan

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FAQs

What are the Plan Office’s hours?

The Health & Welfare Plan Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Our address is:
Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan
2701 Whitney Place, Suite 100
Forestville, Maryland 20747
Phone: 301-568-2294

Directions to the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office
The office of the Transit Employees’ Health & Welfare Plan Office is located just inside the beltway on the first floor of the ATU Local 689 union building in Forestville, MD. From the Beltway, take exit 11-B (Route 4, Pennsylvania Ave) toward Washington DC. The second traffic light is Donnell Drive. Turn right (north) on Donnell Drive. At the end of Donnell Drive, turn left onto Marlboro Pike. Immediately after turning onto Marlboro Pike, make a right onto Whitney Place. The union office building will be on the left and the Health & Welfare Plan Office is to the left of the main entrance.

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