Local 1460 Millwright Stephen Joy, his wife Connie and their brand new daughter Katelyn enjoy top quality health & welfare benefits. Stephen’s membership gives him a secure, defined benefit pension and no-cost access to the world’s finest Millwright training programs.

Health & Welfare

A Health & Welfare plan like no other in the industry!

Here’s what a Millwright Local 1460 Health & Welfare benefit plan gives you and your family. Remember, there are no deductions for this coverage from your paycheque:

(Please note:  CY means calendar year, CCY means consecutive calendar year)
Health
Active & Retired Coverage Limitations
Accidental Dental 80% $2,500 Lifetime
Ambulance 80% Unlimited
Breast Prosthesis
  Replacement
80% One every 12 months
Durable Medical Equipment Purchase/Rental 50% $10,000/3 CY
Hearing aids 80% $1000/ear/4 CCY
Hospital 80% Unlimited
Medical services
  & equipment
100% Unlimited
Medical Forms 80% $150/form
Nursing Care (69 and under) 80% $10,000/3 CCY
Nursing Care
  (70+)
80% $10,000 lifetime, minus amount already paid
Orthopedic Shoes & Boots 80% $500/1 pair/CY
Orthotics (18 and under) 80% $500/yr, must be custom-built
Orthotics 19+) 80% $300/1 pair/2 CY, must be custom-built
Paramedical* 80% $400/practitioner/CY
Physiotherapy 80% Unlimited
Prescription Drugs (Active members) 80% $10 dispensing fee maximum
Prescription Drugs (retirees 64 and under) 80% $10 dispensing fee maximum
Prescription Drugs (Retirees 65 and over) 80% of any amounts not eligible under Provincial Seniors Plan Claims must be submitted 1st to Provincial Seniors' Plan, $10 dispensing fee maximum
Sleep Apnea 80% $2500/3 CY
Surgical Bra 80% 2 every 12 months
Surgical Stockings 80% 2/CY
Vision Care    
  - diagnosis & treatment 100% Unlimited
  - contacts and glasses (17 and under) 100% $400 every 12 months (from purchase date)
 - contacts and glasses (18+) 100% $400/2 CCY
  - eye exam 100% $100/2 CCY
  - diagnosis & treatment 100% Unlimited
 - safety glasses (Active Members) 100% $300/2CCY
 - laser eye surgery 50% $600/eye/lifetime
Vision Care
  (retirees over 65)
100% $400/2 CCY
Visual Training &
  Remedial exercises
75% Unlimited
Wigs & Hairpieces 80% $250 lifetime
Dental (Active & Retired)
Preventive & maintenance 80% (subject to MW Dental Fee Guide)
$3,000/CY combination Preventative & Maintenance and Major Restorative
Major Restorative 75%
$3,000/CY combination Preventative & Maintenance and Major Restorative
Orthodontics 50%
$4000/lifetime
 
Insurance
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Active Members 69 and Under $100,000  
Active Members 70+
$10,000  
Basic Life Insurance
Active Members 69 and under
$100,000  
Active Members 70+ $10,000  
Spouse of Active Member
$20,000  
Dependent Child of Acrive Member
$10,000   15 days and older
 

Your coverage begins on the first of the month in which you work your 360th hour as a member.

*Paramedical includes licensed acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, psychologists, speech therapists, chiropodists, naturopaths, osteopaths and podiatrists.