NEW! Voluntary Benefits Offerings
Schedule a call with one of our Benefits Counselors to get help on your benefits elections.
Member companies in the ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund form a large pooled network, resulting in a position of negotiating strength. Insurers want your business. That results in competitive rates, increased guarantee opportunities, and more options in building your insurance benefits package.
By joining the ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund, you benefit from large composite group rates – regardless of the size of your individual company.
Large group rates afford you flexibility in design with increased benefit levels. You attract the best talent from our highly competitive industry with a benefits package that’s a notch above the rest.
Your company has unique benefits challenges. Small, local companies with limited resources have different needs than larger companies with multi-state locations. Seasonal and work stoppage delays add to the benefits challenge.
One of the advantages of the ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund membership is the ability to design a benefits package that makes sense for your company. And because of our size, you can add benefits you may not have been able to before.
The following are examples of possible benefits.
- Medical plan options
- Prescription plan coverage
- Dental and vision plans
- Health savings plans for health/financial protection
- Wellness program benefits
- Short- and long-term disability protection
- Life insurance plans with voluntary plans for additional insurance
- Long-term care insurance
APPROVED FOR CREDIT AGAINST PREVAILING WAGE
As a member of the ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund you are assured that the health insurance you are offering your employees complies with State and Federal requirements. Plan experts will listen to your needs and offer recommendations for health insurance that best fits your needs. The Trust offers hour banking services to help reduce the payroll burden on State and Federal prevailing wage projects.
REGULATORY & EDUCATION RESOURCES
Just when you think you have legislation figured out, governing agencies change the regulations. It can quickly become overwhelming. ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund members are not alone.
Compliance experts make sure our members have the tools and information to keep up with evolving legislation. You can subscribe to compliance updates, download checklists and on-demand webinars on a wide range of compliance topics, such as the following.
- Department of Labor (DOL) health and welfare plan audits
- Health reform reporting and compliance
- Wellness challenges and practices
- Cyber Employee benefits cost management
- Compensation and performance practices
- theft protection Employee benefits legal updates
Our industry experts do the heavy-lifting so you don’t have to.
MEMBER CALL CENTER
No matter how well you communicate your benefits, employees will have questions. During peak times like open enrollments, you can spend a good portion of your day answering their questions.
You could use some help but you need assurance that your employees are receiving clear and accurate information. ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund members appreciate knowing they have a Member Call Center with representatives specifically trained in their company’s benefits.
In addition to understanding your specific benefits, call center representatives are experts in benefits administration. So, if you have questions regarding eligibility, billing or any other benefits issue, the Member Call Center has you covered.
Today’s employees have more decisions to make about their benefits. They want to understand their choices.
Effective communication simplifies employees’ choices and makes them feel good about customizing benefits to what works best for them. That’s a powerful tool in your recruiting and retention tool box.
Now think about the clear advantage you’ll gain when award-winning communication specialists prepare your benefits communication. With an ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund membership, you receive benefits communication you will be proud to put your company name on.
The following are a few examples of what ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund members have received.
- Paper-/print-based and web/electronic-based communications
- Open enrollment communication, such as benefits guides/posters/flyers/postcards
- Email blasts for open enrollment or other education campaigns
- Hosted virtual meetings/workshops/presentations
- Benefit education articles for company newsletter
In addition to exceptional writing skills, the Trust’s communication specialists are experts in benefits communication strategy, planning, and implementation.
Take comfort in knowing you have a partner committed to understanding your company’s culture and delivering Grade A benefits communication.
Instead of paying for benefits on a traditional, monthly basis, your company can pay for fringe benefits by the hour with ABC’s Dollar Bank program. You’ll no longer have to pay “full-time” benefits during non-peak seasons. Plus, you’ll reduce your taxable wage base by paying in benefits instead of cash, thus lowering your payroll taxes.
ABC’s Member Discount Program is all about savings – to the tune of over $28 million saved in one year. By enrolling in ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund, you and your employees can take advantage of a variety of discounts through ABC’s Business and Employee Discounts Program.
Think about all the products and services your business uses. Most are not an option. You need them to run your business. What if you could purchase those products and services at steep discounts? Imagine what you could do with the extra savings.
Local and national partners provide a variety of discounts for the products and services you need, including vehicle purchase and repair, fuel services, mobile phones, software, shipping services, and uniforms. Join ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund today and cut those costs down to size.
Technology has made it easier than ever to find a good deal. Your employees love the idea of a good discount. The employees of ABC member companies appreciate what their employee discount program offers – more savings on computers, restaurant dining, vacation packages, electronics, entertainment tickets, and more.
From large purchases to day-to-day expenses, who wouldn’t want a better deal? Cement more savings for you and your employees with your ABC NorCal Chapter Benefit Trust Fund membership.
SHARE THE BENEFITS
Learn how membership benefits everyone.