Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our offices are closed however we are in communication electronically.
Please send all benefit and eligibility queries to: administration@bpagroup.com and all claim inquiries to: claims@bpagroup.com. Please ensure to include your full name, certificate number and reason for inquiry, all inquiries will be handled on a priority basis within 1 business day.Click here to read an important update from your Benefits Department.
Effective January 1, 2020, OHIP will no longer cover any portion of your medical costs while travelling outside of Canada.

Maintaining Coverage

Your insurance continues automatically for each month for which a contribution is received from your employer.

Direct Payments (Under Age 65)

You must be a member paying Union Dues to Teamsters Local 230 to be allowed to continue your coverage by the direct payment method.

In the event your hour bank does not contain a full monthly deduction, you may continue your insurance by making your own contributions directly to the Trust Fund. The plan’s administrator will advise when your hour bank account is below the minimum requirement. You may remit direct payments for up to 12 months.

When you have a partial monthly deduction in your hour bank, it will remain there for up to twelve months, and will be used to help satisfy your reinstatement requirements when you return to working on a full time basis.

All benefits may be continued by the Direct Pay method described above except for the Weekly Wage Replacement and Long Term Disability benefits.

Note: In the case of lay-off, Weekly Wage Replacement benefits are payable provided a contribution is made by your employer for the month in which lay-off occurred and you have been recalled to work during that period.

The option to Direct Pay ceases upon your attainment of age 65. 


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Teamster Local Union 230 Members' Benefit Fund c/o Benefit Plan Administrators
90 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Suite 300 Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C3