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					The
Scholarship
Award And
Tuition
Assistance
Programs
Table Of Contents
Highlights Of Scholarship Award And
Tuition Assistance Programs..................3
Introduction..................................................3
The Scholarship Award Program.........5
Who Is Eligible For
Scholarship Awards..................................6
  Participants’ Eligibility .................................6
  Dependent Childrens’ Eligibility.................6
Scholarship Awards..................................7
How Scholarship Award
Winners Are Selected ...............................8
How To Apply For A
Scholarship Award....................................9
  Scholarship Application Form ....................9
  Teacher’s Appraisal Forms ..........................9
  Determination Of Eligibility For
  Scholarship Awards ...................................10
  Application Deadline.................................10
Exclusions And Limitations...................11
The Tuition Assistance Program..........13
Who Is Eligible For
Tuition Assistance.....................................14
  Participants’ Eligibility ...............................14
  Dependent Childrens’ Eligibility ...............14
  Tuition Assistance For Participants...........15
  Tuition Assistance
  For Children’s Expenses............................16




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How To Apply For                                                     Highlights Of Scholarship
Tuition Assistance.....................................16            Award And Tuition Assistance
  Participants.................................................16    Programs
  Eligible Dependent Children ....................17                 Benefits to help you and your children
Exclusions and Limitations ...................17                     • Enhance your job skills
Information About Income Taxes ......19                              • Open the door to new opportunities
  Scholarship Awards ...................................19           • Make your future, and your children’s
  Tuition Assistance......................................19           future, brighter tomorrow through
                                                                       education today.
Important Information
About The Plans .......................................19            The future is yours - be job ready.
  About This Section ....................................19          Let the Scholarship Award and Tuition
  Names Of The Plans..................................20             Assistance Programs help you or your child
  Type Of Plan..............................................20       earn a degree, certification or license and
  Plan Sponsor..............................................21       find new opportunities for prosperity and
                                                                     success.
  Plan Year ....................................................21
  Plan Administrator .....................................21
                                                                     Introduction
  Agent For Service Of Legal Process..........22
                                                                     The Union and Employer Trustees of the
  Contributing Employers ............................22              Southern California United Food &
  Plan Records ..............................................22      Commercial Workers Unions and Food
  Documents.................................................22       Employers Benefit Fund take great pride in
  Claims And Appeals Procedure ................23                    providing the Scholarship Award and Tuition
  Future Of The Plans ..................................23           Assistance Programs as part of your valuable
                                                                     benefit package.
  Plan Finances.............................................24
  Collective Bargaining Agreements............24                     The Scholarship Award Program is designed
  Board Of Trustees......................................24          to recognize Participants and their eligible
  Names And Addresses Of Members                                     dependent children who represent
                                                                     outstanding academic, technical or vocational
  Of The Joint Board Of Trustees................25
                                                                     potential or achievement, dedicated
  Your ERISA Rights .....................................26          community service and a high degree of
Glossary Of Terms...................................29               personal accomplishment.
Administrative Office
Of The Fund................................................30
Participating Union Locals....................31
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The Tuition Assistance Program is designed
to reimburse all or part of your tuition
expenses for education such as under-
graduate college and university coursework,
technical or vocational training, general
education degree courses, career training or
adult education. It can also provide a small
reimbursement to you for the cost of your
child’s tuition for education in a public or
private college or university degree program,
or for post-high school technical or
vocational training.



                                                      The

                                                Scholarship Award

                                                    Program




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Who Is Eligible For                                If your child is selected for a Scholarship
Scholarship Awards                                 Award by the Committee, you must be
Participants’ Eligibility                          actively employed in the Industry during the
                                                   month the Award is determined in order for
You are eligible to apply between November
                                                   your child to receive it.
and February for a Scholarship Award for the
next academic year if you have completed at        Spouses of Participants are not eligible for
least a Year of Service as of the prior October.   Scholarship Awards.
(Year of Service is defined on page 29.)
                                                   Scholarship Awards
If you are selected for a Scholarship Award        You or your children, if eligible, can apply
by the Committee, you must be actively             for a Scholarship Award to pursue under-
employed in the Industry during the month          graduate college or university degree
the Award is determined in order to receive it.    programs or post-high school technical or
Dependent Childrens’ Eligibility                   vocational training at the following types of
                                                   accredited institutions:
Your children are eligible to apply for
Scholarship Awards between November and            • Public and private colleges and universities
February if you have completed at least three      • Community colleges
Years of Service as of the prior October and if    • Trade and technical schools
they meet the following criteria:
                                                   • Vocational schools
• The child is unmarried
• He or she is less than 24 years of age on        Scholarship Awards are available only to
  the date that the Award is made                  Applicants who will be full-time students.
                                                   The institution or training center must be
• He or she is your dependent for purposes         accredited in accordance with state and local
  of federal income taxes.                         licensing and accreditation requirements. The
Eligible children also include legally adopted     Scholarship will cover tuition but not housing
children, a child placed for adoption or a         expenses, books or other incidental fees.
stepchild principally supported by you.            Each year, a Scholarship Selection Committee
Foster children are eligible provided they         jointly selected by the Union and Employer
meet the foster child requirements of the          Trustees reviews applications from all eligible
United Food & Commercial Workers Unions            Participants and their children and selects
Food Employers Benefit Fund. Please refer          approximately 300 winners of Awards made
to the Fund Eligibility Department for more        at three levels:
detailed information.                              • $10,000
                                                   • $5,000
                                                   • $2,500
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The Scholarships are awarded in April of        How To Apply For A
each year.                                      Scholarship Award
The Award is valid for the academic year        The forms that must be completed to apply
following receipt of the Award by the           for a Scholarship Award are available from
Applicant.                                      your Union Local or the Fund Office. They
                                                are described below.
The Committee makes every effort to allocate
the Awards between academic and vocational      Scholarship Application Form
Applicants in proportion to the number of       This form must be completed by both the
qualified applications received in each         Applicant and by the Participant, if different
category in that year. The Award recipients     from the Applicant.
represent all geographic areas under the
                                                Follow the Application form instructions
jurisdiction of the Fund and individual Union
                                                carefully. Both the Participant and the
Locals and Employers,
                                                Applicant, if different, must sign and date the
Awards are determined at the discretion of      form. Mail the form to the Fund Office, and
the Scholarship Selection Committee and its     include all documents requested in the
decision is final and binding.                  Application instructions, with your official
                                                transcripts including SAT scores and a copy
Awards are paid directly to the school to       of your completed Free Application for
which the recipient has been admitted as        Federal Student Aid (FAFSA form).
necessary to cover tuition expenses.
                                                Teacher’s Appraisal Forms
How Scholarship Award                           These forms are available from your Union
Winners Are Selected                            Local or the Fund Office. Two copies must
The Joint Scholarship Selection Committee       be completed. First, the Applicant and the
selects winners of the Scholarship Awards to    Participant, if different, should fill out the
full-time students on the basis of the          form. Then, the form should be completed by
following criteria:                             two teachers of the Applicant.
• academic record                               Both the Applicant and Participant must sign
• leadership record                             the Applicant section, authorizing the teacher
                                                to give the information requested to the Fund
• community service and volunteer activities
                                                Office for administrative purposes.
• character and personality
                                                Give the Teacher’s Appraisal Forms to two
• personal achievement
                                                teachers who have taught courses completed
• financial need                                by the Applicant. Submit the completed
                                                forms with the Application form.

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Determination Of Eligibility For                  Exclusions And Limitations
Scholarship Awards                                • The Scholarship Award will not be payable
Eligibility of a Participant or a Participant’s     to either you or your child; it will be used
child to apply for a Scholarship Award will be      only for tuition and will be paid directly to
determined when the Application form and            the institution the recipient will be
attachments are received in the Fund Office.        attending.
Only the applications of persons who meet
                                                  • The Award will pay only that part of the
the eligibility requirements will be presented
                                                    tuition that exceeds any other financial aid,
to the Scholarship Selection Committee. If
                                                    such as public or private financial assist-
you (or your child) are determined to be
                                                    ance, fellowships, scholarships or grants.
ineligible to apply for a Scholarship Award,
you will be notified within 60 days of receipt    • Scholarship Awards may not be used to
of your application by the Fund Office.             cover registration fees, student body fees,
                                                    activity fees, books, supplies, equipment,
Application Deadline                                tools, meals, lodging, parking or
Your application and all associated                 transportation.
documentation must be postmarked no later
                                                  • Scholarship Awards do not cover
than February 28 in order to be considered
                                                    coursework toward university and college
for a Scholarship Award for the following
                                                    post-graduate degrees. They are applicable
academic year. Awards are generally made by
                                                    only to undergraduate coursework,
April 30.
                                                  • If a Participant or Participant’s child is
Late applications, incomplete                       awarded a Scholarship Award, the
applications and those missing                      Participant will not be entitled to
required documentation will not be                  reimbursement of any tuition expenses
accepted.                                           under the Tuition Assistance Program for
                                                    the period of time and the courses covered
                                                    by the Scholarship Award.
                                                  • No Award will be made for courses at any
                                                    institution outside the United States except
                                                    Exchange Student programs.
                                                  • No Award will be made for courses at any
                                                    institution which does not operate in
                                                    accordance with state and local licensing
                                                    or accreditation requirements.



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            The

     Tuition Assistance

         Program




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Who Is Eligible For Tuition                       Foster children are eligible provided they
Assistance                                        meet the foster child requirements of the
                                                  United Food & Commercial Workers Unions
Participants’ Eligibility                         and Food Employers Benefit Fund. Please
You are eligible to apply for Tuition             refer to the Fund Eligibility Department for
Assistance if you meet the following criteria:    more detailed information.
• You have completed at least a Year of
                                                  Spouses of Participants are not eligible for
  Service prior to beginning the course or
                                                  Tuition Assistance.
  courses for which you are seeking
  assistance, and                                 Tuition Assistance For Participants
• You are actively employed in the Industry       The Tuition Assistance Program is available
  during the month in which you begin the         to both full-time and part-time students. It is
  course or courses.                              designed to reimburse Participants up to $500
                                                  per calendar year for classes or courses
(Year of Service is defined on page 29.)          completed in that calendar year. Eligible
Dependent Childrens’ Eligibility                  expenses include tuition expenses for
Your children are eligible to apply for Tuition   post-high school undergraduate degree
Assistance if you have at least 10 Years of       and general education degree classes or
Vesting Credit under the Southern California      courses at the following types of accredited
United Food & Commercial Workers Unions           institutions:
and Food Employers Joint Pension Trust            • Public and private colleges and universities
Fund and you are actively employed as of the      • Community colleges
date coursework begins. Your children must
                                                  • Trade and technical schools
also meet the following criteria:
                                                  • Vocational schools
• The child must be unmarried;
• He or she must be less than 24 years of         In addition, courses through correspondence
  age on the date that the course begins;         schools, if accredited, also qualify for Tuition
                                                  Assistance.
• He or she must be your dependent for
  purposes of federal income taxes.               If the courses you take qualify as Industry
                                                  Advancement Courses, you can receive
Eligible children also include legally adopted
                                                  reimbursement up to $1,000 for courses
children, a child placed for adoption or a
                                                  completed in a calendar year. An Industry
stepchild principally supported by you.
                                                  Advancement Course is a class or course
                                                  approved by the Board of Trustees that
                                                  improves a Participant’s knowledge or skills
                                                  in a manner that is pertinent to advancement

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in the Retail Food Industry. For more            You can apply for Tuition Assistance for
information about Industry Advancement           Industry Advancement Courses on the Tuition
Courses, please call the Trust Fund Office.      Assistance Application Form For Participants.
                                                 However, please note that to qualify for the
Tuition Assistance
                                                 Industry Advancement Course benefit, the
For Children’s Expenses
                                                 courses you take must be among those
You can receive reimbursement up to $300         approved by the Board of Trustees.
per calendar year for classes or courses         Therefore, you should call the Trust Fund
completed by your eligible dependent             Office in advance before enrolling to
children in that calendar year. Eligible         determine whether your planned curriculum
expenses include tuition expenses you pay        meets this requirement.
on behalf of your eligible dependent children
for post-high school undergraduate degree        Follow the Application form instructions
and general education degree courses at any      carefully.
of the institutions listed on page 15.           Eligible Dependent Children
                                                 To obtain Tuition Assistance for an eligible
How To Apply For Tuition                         child, submit your application to the Fund
Assistance
                                                 Office within one year after the child has
The forms which must be completed to apply       completed the applicable course or courses.
for Tuition Assistance are available from your   Include a receipt for your child’s tuition and a
Union Local or the Fund Office. Please refer     copy of his or her school transcript showing
to the Tuition Assistance Application Form       successful completion of the courses.
For Participants and to the Tuition Assistance
Application Form For Child Of Participant.       Exclusions and Limitations
Participants                                     • Reimbursement will not be made for
To obtain Tuition Assistance, you must apply       registration fees, student body fees, activity
by submitting your application to the Fund         fees, books, supplies, equipment, tools,
Office within one year after completing the        meals, lodging, parking or transportation,
courses for which you would like Tuition
                                                 • Reimbursement will not be made for or in
Reimbursement. To receive reimbursement,
                                                   connection with any course or other
send a Tuition Assistance Application along
                                                   education involving sports, games,
with a tuition receipt and a copy of your
                                                   recreational activities, travel or hobbies.
school transcript showing successful
completion of the courses.




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• Reimbursement will be made only to the         Information About
  extent that the Participant’s or child’s       Income Taxes
  covered educational expenses, as defined
  by the Plan, exceed any other financial aid,   Scholarship Awards
  such as public or private financial            The Trust Fund considers Scholarship Awards
  assistance, fellowships, scholarships or       to be excludable from income. Please check
  grants,                                        with your own tax advisor to determine if
                                                 you have any tax consequences as the result
• No reimbursement will be made for
                                                 of receiving a Scholarship Award for yourself
  courses at any institution outside the
                                                 or your dependent children.
  United States or which does not operate in
  accordance with state and local licensing      Tuition Assistance
  or accreditation requirements,                 The Trust Fund considers Tuition
• No reimbursement will be made for fees         Reimbursement for courses to be excludable
  for seminars and conferences, even if          from income. Please check with your own
  sponsored by an accredited institution and     tax advisor to determine if you have any tax
  hours are creditable for professional          consequences as the result of receiving
  continuing education or credentials.           Tuition Reimbursement.
• No reimbursement will be made for any
  course for which the Applicant has not         Important Information
  filed a Tuition Assistance Application form    About The Plans
  with the Fund Office within one year after     About This Section
  completing the course.                         The information presented in this section is
• No reimbursement will be made for              important because it:
  tuition expenses for any person who has        • Will help you understand how the
  received a Scholarship Award from the            Scholarship Award and Tuition Assistance
  Fund for the period of time for which            Programs are administered on your behalf,
  Tuition Reimbursement is requested.              and
                                                 • Will inform you of your rights as
                                                   guaranteed by the Employee Retirement
                                                   Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
                                                   ERISA regulates the funding and admini-
                                                   stration of most employee benefit plans.
                                                 The description of the Scholarship Award and
                                                 Tuition Assistance Programs has been written
                                                 as clearly and accurately as possible. You

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should be aware, however, that these              Plan Sponsor
programs are governed by master policies,         The Plan Sponsor is the Joint Board of
contracts and Plan documents. In all cases of     Trustees, some of whom are Union Trustees
benefit determination or differences of           and the rest of whom are Employer Trustees.
opinion, the legal policies, contracts or Plan    The name, address, telephone number and
documents will prevail.                           Employer Identification Number of the Plan
                                                  Sponsor and Plan number of the Plans are
You can examine the master policies,
                                                  as follows.
contracts and Plan documents by contacting
the Fund Office. If you prefer, you can           Name Of Plan Sponsor
request, in writing, copies of these docu-        Joint Board of Trustees of the Southern
ments for a reasonable fee. The Fund Office       California United Food & Commercial
will send you the documents within 30 days        Workers Unions and Food Employers
of receiving your request.                        Benefit Fund.
Names Of The Plans                                Address Of Trust Fund Office
The names of the plans are:                       6425 Katella Avenue
• Education and Scholarship Plan of the           Cypress, CA 90630-5238
  Southern California United Food &               Mailing Address
  Commercial Workers Unions and Food              P.O. Box 6010
  Employers Benefit Fund and                      Cypress, CA 90630-0010
• Employee Tuition Assistance Plan of the         Telephone
  Southern California United Food &               (714) 220-2297 or (562) 408-2715
  Commercial Workers Unions and Food
  Employers Benefit Fund.                         Employer Identification Number
                                                  The Employer Identification Number is
Type Of Plan                                      33-0605485. The Plan number is 501.
These are welfare plans. They provide
benefits to Participants who satisfy the Plans’   Plan Year
eligibility requirements.                         April 1 through March 31
                                                  Plan Administrator
                                                  The Plans are administered by the Joint
                                                  Board of Trustees with the assistance of a
                                                  Trust Fund Administrator. The Board of
                                                  Trustees also employs other personnel,
                                                  including consultants, attorneys, accountants,
                                                  etc. All Plan benefits are provided directly
                                                  from the Fund.

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Agent For Service Of Legal Process               Claims And Appeals Procedure
The Trust Fund Administrator has been            If a claim for Tuition Reimbursement is
designated by the Trustees as the Agent for      denied, in whole or in part, or if it is
Service of Legal Process. Legal process may      determined that you or your dependent child
also be served on any Trustee. Send your         is not eligible to apply for a Scholarship
correspondence to the Trust Fund                 Award, you will receive written notice from
Administrator at:                                the Fund within 90 days (or 180 days under
                                                 special circumstances). The notice will
United Food & Commercial Workers Unions
                                                 include specific reasons for the denial,
and Food Employers Benefit Fund
                                                 reference to the Plan provision that is the
6425 Katella Avenue
                                                 basis for the denial, a description of any
Cypress, CA 90630-5238
                                                 additional material or information required,
Contributing Employers                           and information on steps to take if you want
You may obtain a list of Contributing            a review.
Employers from the Fund Office.
                                                 You will then have 60 days from the date the
Plan Records                                     notice is received to request, in writing, a
Plan records are maintained on a Plan Year       review of the decision. You may also review
basis and are kept at the Trust Fund Office at   pertinent documents and submit comments.
the previously listed address.                   The review will be completed by the Board
Documents                                        meeting that occurs at least 30 days following
This booklet, called a Summary Plan              receipt of the request for review. In special
Description, describes the major provisions of   circumstances, the decision shall be rendered
the Plans provided through the Benefit Fund.     not later than the third meeting following
It does not replace the official Plan            receipt of the request. The decision will be in
documents, which legally govern Plan             writing and shall include specific reasons for
operations.                                      the decision.

Copies of the Plan documents, the latest         All Scholarship Awards are determined in the
annual reports and any other materials           discretion of the Scholarship Selection
pertaining to the Plans are available for        Committee and there is no right to a review
review, without charge, at the Trust Fund        of their determination.
Office. If you wish to see any of these          Future Of The Plans
documents, please address your request to        The Plans provided through the Benefit Fund
the Fund Office.                                 shall remain in effect as long as there are
                                                 Employers who are obligated under any
To obtain a copy of the Plan documents,
                                                 Collective Bargaining Agreements to make
send a written request to the Fund Office.

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contributions. The Trustees reserve the right      Names And Addresses Of Members Of
to modify, amend or terminate the Plans at         The Joint Board Of Trustees
any time.
                                                   Union Trustees
Plan Finances                                      Greg M. Conger
The benefits provided under the Plans are          UFCW Local 324
financed entirely by contributions from            P.O. Box 5004
Employers in accordance with the Collective        Buena Park, CA 90622-5004
Bargaining Agreement between the
Employers and the Union.                           George Hartwell
                                                   UFCW Local 1036
Collective Bargaining Agreements
                                                   P.O. Box 2878
The Plans are maintained in accordance with
                                                   Camarillo, CA 93011-2878
Collective Bargaining Agreements between
various Employers and locals of the United
                                                   Ricardo R. Icaza
Food & Commercial Workers International
                                                   UFCW Local 770
Union. Any Participant or beneficiary may,
                                                   P.O. Box 770
upon written request to the Fund
                                                   Los Angeles, CA 90078
Administrator, obtain information as to
whether or not a particular union or
                                                   Mickey Kasparian
employer is a party to the Plans and, if so, its
                                                   UFCW Local 135
address. Copies of the applicable Collective
                                                   2001 Camino Del Rio South
Bargaining Agreement are available for
                                                   San Diego, CA 92108-3603
examination at the Fund Office or at the
office of your Union Local.
                                                   Bill Lathrop
Board Of Trustees                                  UFCW Local 1167
The Board of Trustees is responsible for the       P.O. Box 1167
operation of the Trust Fund and is made up         Bloomington, CA 92316-0030
of Trustees appointed by the Contributing
Employers and Trustees appointed by the            Connie Leyva
Union.                                             UFCW Local 1428
                                                   P.O. Box 9000
                                                   Claremont, CA 91711-9000

                                                   Michael A. Straeter
                                                   UFCW Local 1442
                                                   550 Continental Blvd., Suite 130
                                                   El Segundo, CA 90245
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Employer Trustees                                   • Obtain copies of all Plan documents and
Brent Bohn                                            other Plan information on written request
Albertson’s, Inc.                                     to the Fund Office. The Trustees may make
1421 S. Manhattan Ave.                                a reasonable charge for the copies.
Mail Drop U528
                                                    • Receive a summary of the Fund’s annual
Fullerton, CA 92831-5221
                                                      financial report. The Trustees are required
Kathleen A. Finazzo                                   by law to furnish each Participant with a
Stater Bros. Markets                                  copy of this Summary Annual Report. To
P.O. Box 150                                          request a copy of the most recent Summary
Colton, CA 92324                                      Annual Report, contact the Fund Office.

Jim Mahan                                           In addition to creating rights for Participants,
Vons Companies, Inc.                                ERISA imposes duties on the people who are
618 Michillinda Avenue                              responsible for the operation of the employee
Arcadia, CA 91007                                   benefit plans. The people who operate the
                                                    Fund, called “fiduciaries” of the Fund, have a
Leroy Westmoreland                                  duty to do so prudently and in the interest of
Ralphs Grocery Company                              you and other Participants and beneficiaries.
1100 West Artesia Blvd.                             No one, including your employer, your union
Compton, CA 90220                                   or any other person, may fire you or other-
                                                    wise discriminate against you in any way to
Your ERISA Rights                                   prevent you from obtaining benefits or
As a Participant, retired Participant or eligible   exercising your rights under ERISA.
dependent in the benefit programs of the            If your claim for benefits is denied, in whole
United Food & Commercial Workers Unions             or in part, you must receive a written
and Food Employers Benefit Fund, you are            explanation of the reason for the denial. You
entitled to certain rights and protections          have the right to have the Fund review and
under ERISA. ERISA provides that you will be        reconsider your claim.
entitled to:
                                                    Under ERISA, there are steps you can take to
• Examine, without charge, at the Fund Office
                                                    enforce your legal rights. For instance, if you
  and at other locations, all Plan documents,
                                                    request materials from the Fund and do not
  including insurance contracts and copies of
                                                    receive them within 30 days, you may file
  all documents filed by the Fund with the
                                                    suit in a federal court. In such a case, the
  U.S. Department of Labor, such as annual
                                                    court may require the Trustees to provide the
  reports and Plan descriptions.
                                                    materials and pay up to $100 a day until you
                                                    receive the materials, unless they were not

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sent because of reasons beyond the control       Glossary Of Terms
of the Trustees. If you have a claim for         Covered Service    Employment covered by a
benefits which is denied or ignored, in whole                       Collective Bargaining Agreement
or in part, you may file suit in a state or                         or employment by the Union,
federal court.                                                      UFCW Region 8 States Council,
                                                                    Southern California United Food &
If it should happen that plan fiduciaries                           Commercial Workers Unions and
                                                                    Food Employers Joint Pension
misuse the Fund’s money, or if you are                              Fund when, such entities are
discriminated against for asserting your                            bound by an agreement to
rights, you may seek assistance from the                            participate in this Fund.
U.S. Department of Labor, or you may file        Employer           An employer who is required to
suit in a federal court. The court will decide                      participate in the Fund under the
                                                                    terms of the Collective Bargaining
who should pay court costs and legal fees.
                                                                    Agreement or a Participation
If you are successful, the court may order the                      Agreement.
person you have sued to pay these costs and      Participant        An employee of an Employer who
fees. If you lose, the court may order you to                       satisfies the rules for eligibility.
pay these costs and fees, for example, if it     Union              United Food & Commercial
finds your claim is frivolous.                                      Workers Locals 135, 324, 770,
                                                                    1036, 1167,1428 and 1442.
If you have any questions about your Plan,       Years of Service   A period of 12 months of elapsed
you should contact the Fund Office. If you                          time of active employment in
have any questions about this statement                             Covered Service without either a
or your rights under ERISA, you should                              termination of employment for
                                                                    any reason or a transfer to a
contact the nearest Area Office of the U.S.                         position that is not Covered
Labor-Management Services Administration,                           Service. A termination of
Department of Labor.                                                employment shall be ignored if an
                                                                    employee terminates employment
                                                                    with one Employer and begins
                                                                    working in Covered Service for
                                                                    another Employer within 60 days.




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This booklet is only a summary of the    Participating Union Locals
Employee Tuition Assistance Plan         UFCW Local 135
and the Education and Scholarship          San Diego – 619-298-7772
Plan maintained by the United Food
                                         UFCW Local 324
& Commercial Workers Unions and            Buena Park – Main Office
Food Employers Benefit Fund and is         800-244-8329 or 714-995-4601
not intended to be a complete              Lake Forest – 949-587-9881
statement of the rules and regulations   UFCW Local 770
governing the programs.                    Los Angeles – Main Office
In case of any differences between         213-487-7070 or 800-832-9770
this booklet and the official Plan         Harbor City – 310-784-5340
                                           Lancaster
documents, the Plan documents will         661-726-4656 or 661-726-4731
prevail.
                                         UFCW Local 1036
The Trustees reserve the right to          Camarillo – Main Office
amend, suspend or terminate this           805-383-3322 or 805-383-3300
program or any part of this program        Arroyo Grande
                                           805-481-5666 or 805-481-5661
at any time.                               Bakersfield
                                           661-391-5773 or 661-391-5770

Administrative Office                    UFCW Local 1167
Of The Fund                                Bloomington – 909-877-1110

Address Of Fund Office                   UFCW Local 1428
6425 Katella Avenue                        Claremont – 909-626-6800
Cypress, CA 90630-5238
714-220-2297 or 562-408-2715             UFCW Local 1442
Mailing Address                            El Segundo – 310-322-8329
P.O. Box 6010
Cypress, CA 90630-0010
Website
www.scufcwfunds.com




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