An employee can be placed on extended illness status up to a maximum of 5 years.
While on EIS you retain and continue to accrue seniority. You do not accrue other benefits sick leave, vacation, holidays, et cetera, except that for an occupational illness/ injury you accrue vacation credit.
Contact your Local to get withdraw card and update contact information.
IBT Local 856 1-(650) 635-0111 IBT Local 986 1-(626) 350-9860
Insurance coverage can continue for 24 months. Contact the Employee Benefits Service Center to arrange payments that would normally be deducted from your paycheck and get benefit information. 1-(800) 651-1007.
Payroll deductions stop. You may need to contact debtors to arrange payments.
Contact your supervisor to use any travel privileges.
Keep United updated on your address, contact information and medical status.
Work related illness/injury medical updates. Fax an Employee Status Form to:
Employee Service Center
Non-occupational illness/injury medical updates. Mail or fax an Absence Certificate to:
233 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
FAX: 1 847-700-2600
Contract language regarding EIS and useful information links in regards to benefits can be found on our website. SFOTeamsters.com
Contact IBT-EAP Rep :
Keep a logbook of who you talked with including date and time.
Keep copies of all paperwork and medical notes that you submit.