To assist any member in good standing that is in a financial hardship. Financial hardships must stem from a situation beyond their control.
Criteria and examples that are used to determine a financial hardship are the following:
- Change in pay status (non-pay status)
- Exhaustion of any paid benefits
- Unforeseen emergencies beyond your control
Committee Co-Chairs will assemble a panel of members that will review every application on the basis of need and availability of funds (Health & Welfare Account).
The Co-Chairs and panel have guidelines connected with goals, objectives, and criteria to help the Committee make recommendations to the Co-Chair of the Committee, which in turn is submitted, for approval to our President and Financial Secretary.
COMMITTEE: Is composed of two appointed chairs. The Co-Chairs select a panel of members (usually 4). Because these requests must be made in a timely manner, Co-Chairs have to select from members that are available at that time.