Membership Benefits

CWA Local 1014 Logo CWA Local 1014 Benefits

$500 DEATH BENEFIT AVAILABLE TO ALL CWA LOCAL 1014 MEMBERS AT NO COST

CWA Local 1014 provides a free death benefit. “Active members in good standing” become eligible for this benefit upon completing and signing the attached “Beneficiary Designation Form” and submitting it to the Local 1014 office. The beneficiary or beneficiaries designated on the form shall be paid five hundred ($500) dollars upon the death of the member (In the case of multiple beneficiaries, the beneficiaries shall equally share the benefit.). It is the member’s responsibility to ensure a current, completed and signed beneficiary form is on file in the Local 1014 office. The form must be signed and dated in front of a “witness”.
Members may designate multiple “primary beneficiaries” up to a maximum of five (5) to equally share in the benefit. “Alternate beneficiaries” up to a maximum of five (5) may be designated to equally share in the benefit in the event of the death of ALL of the designated primary beneficiaries.
Members unsure whether a current Beneficiary Designation Form is on file in the Local 1014 office may complete and submit a new form. The most recent, completed and signed form on file shall be used to determine the beneficiary.

VISION CARE BENEFIT AVAILABLE TO ELIGIBLE CWA LOCAL 1014 MEMBERS

Eligible CWA Local 1014 members and their dependents are provided with vision care services through Davis Vision.
Individuals in the following bargaining units are eligible:
  • All Camden County bargaining units, including the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and Camden County Mosquito Commission bargaining units
  • Full-time employees in both Camden County Library System bargaining units
  • City of Camden Non-Supervisory and Supervisory bargaining units
  • The Gloucester Township Public Works bargaining unit

The plan provides both In-Network and Out of Network Benefits (Davis Vision - Benefit Summary). Access to Davis Vision is available 24/7 through their website which lists provider locations, benefit summaries and eligibility information

If you have questions concerning eligibility, contact Davis Vision 1-800-999-5431 or the Local 1014 office 856-541-4191.

DENTAL CARE BENEFIT AVAILABLE TO ELIGIBLE CWA LOCAL 1014 MEMBERS

Eligible CWA Local 1014 members and their dependents are provided with dental services through Dr. John Kernan, D.M.D., P.A. Dr. Kernan is located in the Westmont Plaza, Cuthbert Road and MacArthur Boulevard in Westmont, (856)869-8660. A freedom of choice plan is also available to eligible members.

Individuals in the following bargaining units are eligible:

  • All Camden County bargaining units, including the Camden County Prosecutor's Office and Camden County Mosquito Commission bargaining units
  • Both Camden County Library System bargaining units
  • Both Parking Authority of the City of Camden bargaining units
  • The Gloucester Township Public Works bargaining unit 

Dental Brochure - A summary of “closed plan” dental benefits which is available to eligible members through the CWA Local 1014 Dental Benefit Plan as provided by Dr. John D. Kernan, D.M.D.

Comparison of Closed and Freedom of Choice Plans - A comparison of the benefits in the “closed” and “Freedom of Choice” options available to eligible members through the CWA Local 1014 Dental Plan. Eligible members may switch plans only during the open enrollment periods (mid-December through late January).

"Freedom of Choice" Reimbursement Form - The form which must be completed by the member’s dentist and submitted to “CWA Local 1014 FOC Dental, c/o Dr. Kernan’s Office, 664 Cuthbert Blvd., Westmont Plaza, Westmont, NJ 08108” for partial reimbursement of payment in accordance with the FOC reimbursement schedule by those eligible members using the “Freedom of Choice” plan.

Note: Those using the “closed” plan through Dr. Kernan’s office do not submit the "Freedom of Choice" form.

Retiree Dental Benefit Information Sheet - Explains the retiree dental plan. The accompanying form must be submitted to the CWA Local 1014 office at the time of retirement, along with payment, in order to participate in the plan.

Closed Plan Complaint Form - This form should be completed and submitted to the CWA Local 1014 office by participants in the closed plan if they have a problem with dental service. A different complaint form is available at the Dental Office for submittal directly to that office. Members are encouraged to complete either the form at the Dental Office or this form whenever they have a problem. A response to all complaints will be provided.

If you have questions concerning eligibility, contact your Local 1014 representative at your work site or the Local 1014 office.

LOCAL 1014 PARTNERS WITH HCAMS FOR MEMBER ASSISTANCE

All Local 1014 members have access to HCAMS (Health Assistance with Membership Support), an employee assistance provider, assisting employees with stress-related conditions; behavioral health issues and drug and alcohol dependencies at no cost. Union representatives will offer the assistance to members before or at the early stages of discipline in order to head off more significant problems.

HCAMS has provided assistance to public employees in New Jersey for over 20 years as a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP). The currently partner with the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) and a number of CWA New Jersey locals.

Members can contact HCAMS directly at 1-888-828-7826.

NEED DOCUMENTS NOTARIZED?

 A Notary Public is available in the Local 1014 Office. Local 1014 members needing documents notarized may come to the office to use this service free of charge (some limitations apply). For more information, contact Caroline Taylor (856) 541-4191 / [email protected]

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