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Put one foot in front of the other


Written by Chris Villani  As essential workers, members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 4 have reported to work straight through the pandemic – and, amid its strains, often found themselves struggling to [...]

Put one foot in front of the other2022-09-01T17:40:39-04:00

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline


Today, “988” is the three-digit, nationwide phone number to connect directly to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. By calling or texting 988, you’ll connect with mental health professionals with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, [...]

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline2022-07-19T16:45:15-04:00

Read the Summer 2022 edition of “The Gauge”


Dear Plan Participants, We are pleased to share that the summer edition of The Gauge, the Local 4 Benefit Funds newsletter, is now available online! View it now on the website and make sure to [...]

Read the Summer 2022 edition of “The Gauge”2022-06-09T12:48:50-04:00

Pain and your brain


If you experience ongoing pain and discomfort, you probably know your emotions often feel just as intense. Dealing with long-term pain can fuel depression and anxiety, which can make your pain feel even worse. But [...]

Pain and your brain2022-05-05T12:13:42-04:00

Read the Spring 2022 edition of “The Gauge”


Dear Plan Participants, The spring edition of our Local 4 Benefit Funds newsletter, The Gauge, is now available online. Make sure to check your mailbox for the print edition in the next few days. Highlights [...]

Read the Spring 2022 edition of “The Gauge”2022-02-22T17:46:17-05:00



Dear Participant: The Trustees of the IUOE Local 4 Health & Welfare Fund are pleased to announce a new benefit for over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 tests for claims incurred on and after January 15, 2022 through [...]

OVER-THE-COUNTER (OTC) COVID-19 Testing Benefit2022-01-27T17:23:19-05:00