Here you will find the latest announcements and reminders about your Health & Welfare benefits. Please check this page often for the latest updates.

Note on COVID-19

Please note that the Labor Health & Financial Wellness Fair, originally scheduled for Sunday, March 22nd, has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.    We will let you know as soon as a new date is selected.   We encourage you to practice everyday, preventive actions to help keep you and your family healthy, reduce…

How to Prove Healthcare Coverage on Your Taxes

It’s almost tax season, and we’re here to make sure that it’s a breeze.    When filing taxes, we all have to prove that we have healthcare coverage. To make this easy, the Massachusetts Laborers’ Benefit Funds recently sent a letter that includes your proof of healthcare. It also lays out the key steps to…

The Head-Heart Connection

The latest research shows that to keep a healthy heart, we need to keep our minds healthy too. Here’s your February Tip Sheet from the Laborers’ Support Network:  Download a machine-readable PDF of this tip sheet: MALAB_Feb_BH_TipSheet  

Get Serious About Your Heart

More than 700,000 Americans are killed by heart disease every year. But we can protect ourselves.  You can lower your risk for heart disease with five simple steps:  Don’t smoke. Monitor cholesterol and blood pressure  Exercise regularly  Maintain a healthy weight  Watch how much you drink Scheduling an annual physical exam is one of the…