689 Wellness Program Named

Congratulations, you’ve got the power!

  • Eating fruit instead of candy.
  • Taking the stairs instead of the escalator or elevator.
  • Taking a deep breath when your stressed rather than bottling it up inside.
  • Getting a good night’s rest instead of staying up late to catch your favorite show.

It’s not always easy, but every time you make a healthy choice, you harness your power to impact many aspects of your life: your health, the length and quality of your life, your bank account, your work experience and the level of enjoyment you’ll get out of retirement!

That is why Local 689 and Transit Employee Health and Welfare are excited to officially introduce our new wellness program…

 

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This is a new and fun preventative health benefit now available for active members of Transit Employee Health and Welfare.

Mission Statement: We aim to empower members by equipping them with information and tools needed to make small changes moving toward a healthier life.

More specific and exciting program announcements are coming. Stay tuned!

Come “Like” us on Facebook by clicking here. For every fifty “likes” we get on our Facebook page, we’ll do a drawing for a $25 gift card until we reach 200 likes!

We’ve already given away our first prize, will you be next?

 

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I got hurt on the job, but Workers’ Compensation is not paying me. Can I get disability benefits?

If you suffer a work-related injury, you are not eligible for short-term disability benefits. However, if you suffer a work-related injury and are denied Workers’ Compensation, you are eligible to apply for the Weekly Disability Subrogation Agreement. You can also apply for long-term disability benefits six months after your injury. For more information, see the "If You Become Disabled" section on the Life Events page.

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