Approximately 2,200 Local 689 members will not have health and welfare premiums deducted from their paycheck for the January 17th pay date due to a file error sent to WMATA payroll. Employees affected by this error will have double deductions taken on the January 24th pay date.
We deeply regret any inconvenience this may cause.
Transit Employees' Health and Welfare Fund
If you are on Workers’ Compensation, you must make monthly premium payments, at the rate paid by active employees, to stay covered under the Plan. Payments are not deducted from your Workers’ Compensation check, so it is your responsibility to send timely payments directly to the Plan.