Political Action Committee/Social Action Committee

The Political and Social Action Committee (PAC/SAC) Funds, administered by the Local shall be funded by a voluntary five (5) cents per hour payroll deduction, the purpose of which shall be to enable the Local to participate more fully in matters affecting the welfare of its members. Click here for the Dues Deduction Form.

Master Document

Wage Schedules – Effective June 1, 2020
Massachusetts Wage Schedule
Maine/New Hampshire – Building Schedule
Maine/New Hampshire – Highway Schedule

Wage Schedules – Effective May 1, 2020
Field Engineers/Technical Engineers Schedule

Employers are able to enter their remittance reports via the Benefit Funds Website.

Dues

  • Click the link below. Enter your name, registration number, credit card number, and the desired payment amount.
  • Your dues will be credited the next business day and your receipt will be sent in accordance with your payment.
  • Please note that a 3% processing fee is added for online payment. To avoid this fee, we recommend the standard method of check, mail, or in-person payment.
Pay Dues

Dues Description
Members are encouraged to remit dues payments on an annual basis ($180). Quarterly dues may also be paid in three, six, or nine-month increments. Dues payments can only be credited to your account on a quarterly basis, and must coincide with the calendar quarters. Quarterly dues are due on the first day of each quarter.

International and Local 4 Death Benefits
Designation of Beneficiary: International and Local 4 Death Benefits

ARTICLE X: Sick and Death Benefit Fund

Section 1: This fund shall be known as the Sick and Death Benefit Fund of Local 4 and its Branches, herein and hereafter referred to as the Local Union.

Section 2: All members of the Local Union, except those who are ninety (90) days or more in arrears in the payment of dues, shall be entitled to death benefits.

Section 3: New members, transfers from other Locals, and reinstated members shall pay ten ($10) dollars to become participants in the Sick and Death Benefit Fund except members reinstated within twelve (12) months shall be required to pay five ($5) dollars.

Section 4: A death benefit of one thousand ($1000) dollars shall be paid to the beneficiary or the estate of a member who has at least one-year membership provided that they have not been in arrears in the payments of their dues more than ninety (90) days in such period.

Section 5: Each month, fifty (50¢) cents of each member’s dues shall be transferred from the General Fund to the Sick and Death Benefit Fund.

International Death Benefit Fund

Classification Schedule

Art. XX. Section 2.

Death benefits are payable only upon the death of a member in good standing who was initiated prior to July 1, 1973. All death benefits which have been accumulated by members in good standing on or before July 1, 1973 are frozen as of that date and no further benefits accrue.

Death benefits shall be paid to beneficiaries as follows and not otherwise:

Class I. Beneficiaries of members who on July 1, 1973 have been in good standing for a period of one (1) year to five (5) years shall receive One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars and this amount shall not thereafter increase.

Class II. Beneficiaries of members who on July 1, 1973 have been in good standing for a period of five (5) years to ten (10) years shall receive Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars and this amount shall not thereafter increase.

Class III. Beneficiaries of members who on July 1, 1973 have been in good standing for a period of ten (10) years to fifteen (15) years shall receive Four Hundred ($400.00) Dollars and this amount shall not thereafter increase.

Class IV. Beneficiaries of members who on July 1, 1973 have been in good standing for a period of fifteen (15) years to twenty (20) years shall receive Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars and this amount shall not thereafter increase.

Class V. Beneficiaries of members who on July 1, 1973 have been in good standing for a period of twenty (20) years or more shall receive Seven Hundred Fifty ($750.00) Dollars and this amount shall not thereafter.

Effective August 1, 1968, the amount of death benefits payable to the beneficiary or beneficiaries of a member who has been granted a withdrawal card prior to that date shall be computed on the basis of the number of years such member has been in good standing as of August 1, 1968, and shall not thereafter be increased during the period such member remains on withdrawal card.

The amount of the death benefits payable to the beneficiary or beneficiaries of a member who is granted a withdrawal card on or after August 1, 1968, shall be computed on the basis of the number of years such member has been in good standing as of the date on which the withdrawal card is granted, and shall not be increased thereafter during the period such member remains on withdrawal card.