Teamsters Group Coverage

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Represented employees: 117A, 117C, 1889, 1889CS, 3752CN, 3752LT, CWA37083, JUVG, PCC, PPAA, U120, U17A, U17S, U297, U313, U483


  • To become eligible for WA Teamsters Welfare Trust medical coverage, you must first be an active employee for a minimum of 80 hours in one month. The following month (or "lag month"), the County and the employee will make their share of the premium payment, for coverage effective the 1st day of the following month.
  • Employees are eligible for dental, life, and disability coverage beginning the 1st day of the month following 30 days of employment. When the first day of employment is the first working day of the month, employees are eligible for coverage beginning the 1st day of the following month.      


Your benefits enrollment has two steps:

  1. Access the Benefit Change – Newly Eligible Teamsters task in your Workday inbox  (this is for dental and all voluntary benefits). 
  2. Complete the Teamsters medical enrollment form to enroll in medical. 

When enrolling dependents in medical and/or dental, dependent verification is required. 

The Teamsters medical enrollment form and dependent verification documents (if applicable) can be sent to Benefits by office routing or emailed to [email protected]

Make sure to complete both steps, including valid dependent verification documents if applicable, no later than 31 days after your hire date.

Waiving Teamsters Medical coverage or the Disability Waiver is not permitted. 


Medical plans

Disability waiver (through Teamsters)

Dental plans

Life insurance

Long term disability

Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSA) - healthcare and daycare

Short-term disability


Deferred compensation

Medical premiums


Medical (form required to complete) 

All other benefits enrollment is done in Workday. 


Employees may enroll eligible family members on their benefit coverage upon hire, within 30 days of a "qualifying life event," or during the County’s annual Open Enrollment period. Employees are required to provide documentation supporting dependent eligibility upon enrollment.

Dependents you can enroll in Teamsters Benefits:

  • Spouse
  • Domestic partner (additional documentation required)
  • Children (including adopted children, step-children, children placed with you for adoption, children for whom you are the court-appointed guardian).

Dependent documentation required

Pierce County affidavit of marriage/domestic partnership


Email: [email protected] 

Phone: (253) 798-2727

8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address:
950 Fawcett Ave S, # 200, Tacoma, WA 98402