Plan Information

Summary Plan Description

The Southern California Dairy Industry Security Fund (the Plan) is a multi-employer welfare plan formed under a collective bargaining agreement with participating employers and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters located within the Jurisdiction of Joint Council of Teamsters No. 42. The Plan was established on June 1, 1952 and is subject to the provisions of the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), as amended.

The Plan provides hospital and medical benefits to active and retired participants. In addition, the Plan provides prescription drug benefits, vision care, dental, group life and weekly disability benefits. Participants are eligible for benefits based on their contributing employer’s collective bargaining agreement. These benefits are either provided directly by the Plan (self-funded) or are provided by insurance health carriers such as Kaiser and Anthem Blue Cross. The benefits provided by the Plan and the eligibility requirements are described in the Summary Plan Descriptions (SPD’s) for active and retired participants. The SPD’s are provided on this web site.

More information about the health plans can be found in the Summary of Benefits and Coverage documents below:

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The Plan’s Board of Trustees are the Plan Sponsor and as such have the right under the Plan to modify the benefits provided to the participants and the contribution rates paid by the participating employers. The Plan may be amended under the provisions of the Trust Agreement subject to conditions set forth in ERISA.

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