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A Message To You

We're glad you stopped by. Our Web site is your destination for accessing information about the employee benefits of the Boilermakers National Funds. For active participants, retired participants and families, our site houses answers to frequently asked questions, a library of all the documents you need to manage your employee benefits, and more. Employers and providers also have access to a range of information that otherwise would come via the mail and time-consuming telephone calls. Be watching, as we are continually expanding content to better meet your needs.

News and Announcements

    • Pension Plan Announces Changes Effective October 2012

      Recently, the Trustees of the Boilermaker-Blacksmith National Pension Trust approved changes to the Pension Plan. The changes apply only to Pension contributions made on your behalf for work performed on or after October 1, 2012.  The Minimum Contribution Rate will change January 1, 2013.  Read more about these changes. more

    • Important Contact Information / Hours of Business

      Our office hours at Boilermakers National Funds (BNF) are  8 a.m. through 5 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday.  Participants and Employers should call BNF at 866-342-6555 for questions about Annuity, Pension and Employer Contributions. Contact information for BNF Health and Welfare questions depends on the type of information you are seeking. Below is a list of Health and Welfare contact numbers by inquiry type for your reference. more

    • New Health and Welfare Evidence of Coverage and Summary Plan Description (SPD)

      December 13, 2012 – The new Health and Welfare SPD for Active and Retiree coverage was recently mailed to all Plan participants. more

    • Exchange Notice to Employers

      September 20, 2013 – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires all employers to provide notice to all current full and part-time employees regarding the Health Insurance Marketplace (“Marketplace” or “Exchange”) by October 1, 2013.  In addition to the Exchange, the notice must include whether health care coverage provided (if any) meets both the minimum value standard and the affordability standard.  Boilermakers National Funds has provided a notice to all contributing employers of its minimum value and affordability status. more

    • Annuity Transition from JP Morgan to Prudential

      Effective January 1, 2014, the Boilermakers National Annuity trust will be transitioning to a new full-service record keeper, Prudential Retirement. The Fund Office will continue to handle contribution and hours worked information while other tasks will be performed by Prudential. more

    • Health and Welfare Dependent Eligibility Audit - Response Required

      In an effort to control costs for our Participants, Boilermakers National Health and Welfare Fund has retained the services of an independent auditor, BMI Audit Services, LLC (BMI), to conduct an independent audit of enrolled dependents on behalf of the more