Welcome to the 689 Moving Metro Wellness Program! Our goal is to empower Local 689 members and their families by equipping you with the information and tools you need to make small changes moving toward a healthier life. We are based in the Transit Employees Health and Welfare Plan that services the Local 689 Union.
Through 689 Moving Metro, you can have access to:
We have officially partnered with Fitbit to help track your steps! By partnering with Fitbit, we are taking action to encourage physical activity, which has been linked to helping fight high rates of chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Robust scientific evidence shows that physical activity is critical for both preventing and treating these conditions; walking is one simple, yet impactful way to improve your fitness level. Join now.
Our wellness program is also comprised of a Work & Life Solutions component to meet the various needs of our members that goes beyond the workplace. Through this component, we provide expert help on many issues our members face daily.
These partnerships expand the services, programs, and resources available to our members to help fulfill the mission of our program. Learn more here.
Participation in the 689 Moving Metro wellness program is completely voluntary. We encourage our members to actively seek the resources to enjoy the well- being benefits and help improve your quality of life.
Questions? Contact the wellness team! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
While you are collecting Workers’ Compensation, you are not eligible to receive short-term disability benefits from the Plan. However, you are eligible to apply for long-term disability benefits six months after your injury. Any long-term disability benefit you receive will be reduced by your Workers’ Compensation and other forms of income. For many reasons, it is to your advantage to apply for long-term disability benefits. Call the Health & Welfare Plan office if you have any questions.