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|Important Numbers & Links|
|LOCAL 1101 – FAX||212-633-8337|
|LOCAL 1101 – TAPE||212-633-6753|
|LOCAL 1101 – BRONX||718-823-7330|
|LOCAL 1101 – BRONX FAX||718-824-1457|
|Anthem BC/BS Behavioral Health||855-869-8139|
|Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield||800-635-2184|
|Met Life /disability/claims/report to work date||888-608-6665 Email: Ask_TAM@MetLife.com|
|Verizon Benefits, Pension, health, dental||877-489-2367|
|Express Scripts/prescription drugs||877-877-1878|
|Met-Life /FMLA and Leave of absence questions||855-814-9344|
|Met-Life /short term disability/ absence claims||800-638-4228|
|Verizon Savings Plan||888-457-9333|
|Health Care Coordinator Bill Gross||718-447-6870|
|Armes Acres – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment||914-263-1429 or 203-240-3937|
|Conifer Park – Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment||914-263-1429 or 203-240-3937
|Holliswood Hospital -Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment||914-263-1429 or 203-240-3937|
|Local 1101 Member Assistance Program
For Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment (inpatient and outpatient)
Contact: Mike McElligott, LAP-C – 914-263-1429 or Jimmy Downes, LAP-C – 203-240-3937
For help with problems relating to alcohol, drugs, stress, depression and relationships.
About You Get 24/7 access to About You at home and on the go.
ABSENCE For questions about a new or existing claim, please contact 1-888-608-6665.
As an associate in the East region, you are responsible for calling your supervisor/absence administrator on the first day of absence.
You are also responsible for calling Met-Life at 1-888-608-6665 or www.metlife.com/mybenefits, Fax# 800-230-9531, should the absence period continue beyond seven calendar days.
This is required in order to apply for Short Term Disability benefits. The call should be made to MetLife on or before the eighth calendar day from your first day of absence. In addition, if you return to work from a disability absence and are then absent again for any reason within 14 calendar days, on the first day of this subsequent absence you must call your supervisor/absence administrator and immediately call MetLife at 1-888-608-6665. Call in to your Absence Administrator 1st day.
If you know your absence will extend beyond 8 days, contact Met life @1-888-608-6665
Fax Number – 1-800-230-9531
Phone Number – Use this number to speak to a representative for Disability questions:
What Is a Short Term Disability (STD) Benefit Plan?
A benefit plan that replaces a portion of income lost because of an injury or illness that prevents an employee from working. Benefits may continue for a certain length of time as specified by the particular plan. For example, 1 week, 13 weeks, 26 weeks, 52 weeks, or until Long Term Disability benefits become payable. Please reference your plan materials to determine how long your benefits may continue.
What Is a Long Term Disability (LTD) Benefit Plan?
A benefit plan that replaces a portion of income lost because of an injury or illness that lasts for an extended period of time and prevents an employee from working. Benefits may be paid following an elimination or waiting period and may continue to the maximum length of time specified by the plan; for example, until the employee reaches a certain age. Please reference your plan materials to determine how long your benefits may continue.
What Is the Family/Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?
FMLA stands for the Family/Medical Leave Act, a federal law enacted in 1993. Under the FMLA, eligible employees may take up to 12 weeks time off from work because of their own serious health condition, or to care for a spouse, child or parent who has a serious health condition, or to care for a newborn child, newly adopted child, or newly placed foster child, or any qualifying exigency arising out of the fact that the spouse, son, daughter, or parent of the employee is on active duty. Leave may be taken in continuous spans of time or through intermittent or reduced-schedule leave, subject to certain exceptions and limitations. Please contact your employer to determine how FMLA is administered at your company.
Workers’ Compensation Claims
As of 1/1/09, Verizon New York no longer self-insures its Workers Compensation claims.
AIG is now the Workers’ Compensation carrier for Verizon New York.
The claims are processed by Sedgwick Claims Management. When you are injured “on the job” you will receive a packet of forms from Sedgwick. The packet contains a number of forms, questionnaires and medical releases.
With the exception of the C3 (and possibly the C3.3) form, (which Fine, Olin and Anderman prefer to complete and file for members that retain them) NONE of the releases or questionnaires should be completed. By signing some of the releases the injured Member is giving Sedgwick access to their medical records.
In addition, by signing the C3.1 form, an injured Member is giving Verizon the authority to select their treating doctor.
There is no requirement in the law for an injured worker to give such authority to the employer and we strongly recommend against it.
After an “on the job” accident:
Employee Assistance Anthem EAP (was VZ life)888-441-8674 or http://www.anthem.com/eap/verizon
Anthem’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential information, support and referral services, with tools and resources designed to help you meet the challenges of everyday life. As an employer-sponsored program, EAP services are available to you and your household members at no additional cost.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE or www.ndvh.org
National Center for Victims of Crime
Stalking Resource Center – 800-FYI-CALL or www.ncvc.org
For all workplace concerns call 1-800-856-1885
On-Site Fitness Centers – take advantage of On-Site Fitness Centers offered at 20 Verizon locations. Degreed fitness professionals and certified personal trainers are available to help you start an exercise program or enhance your current regimen. And, you can pay for your membership using convenient payroll deductions. GlobalFit Health Club Network
Staying physically active is critical to good health and regular exercise supports Verizon’s effort to lower healthcare costs. The GlobalFit HealthClub Netowrk offers you and your family access to a network of more than 2,000 pre-evaluated fitness clubs with low affiliation fees, month-to-month memberships and discounted rates.
Verizon Foundation1-800-360-7955 or www.verizon.com/foundation
Matching Gift & Volunteers Program, Grant Information, Scholarship, Literacy, Domestic Violence Program.
VZ Benefits1-877-489-2367 Or their website: https://mybenefits.metlife.com Type in SS# & Passcode
Life & Personal Events
Update Marital Status, Update Dependent Information, Notification of Death, Birth & Deduction, Update Personal Information, Employment Verification
Compensation & Benefits
Absence Administration, Savings-Retirement &Pension, Verizon Payroll Services Voice Portal, Health Care, Other HR Programs, Life & Other Insurance, Disability Coverage & Elections
Job Opportunities, Training & Continuing Education, Service Bridging, Leaving the Company, Performance Management, Relocation Services
Absence Administration, Performance Management, Service Bridging, Leaving the Company, All Other.
Equifax: 1-800-525-6285 or www.equifax.com
Experian: 1-888-397-3742 or www.experian.com
TransUnion: 1-800-680-7289 or www.transunion.com
Report all suspicious contacts to the Federal Trade Commission through the Internet at www.consumer.gov/IDtheft or by calling the ID Theft Hotline @ 1-877-IdTheft (877-438-4338)
Verizon Savings Plan: 1-888-457-9333 or http://netbenefits.fidelity.com
Pioneers Member Services Resource Center 1-800-976-1914
Retiree InformationCWA Retiree Health Care Benefit Coordinator
Sue Anderson: 1-888-324-4969
Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213
Tuition Assistance Verizon VZ TAP – Tuition Assistance Program
The Work NumberVerizon employment and income information verified.
1-800-367-2884 or www.theworknumber.com