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For information on available CWA LegalShield services click HERE.


Effective Date

Thirty (30) days after you were voted into Union membership, your employer began deducting dues and your $5,000.00 life insurance coverage went into effect.

Beneficiary Designation

As noted on your signed Application for Membership, your life insurance beneficiary will be disbursed to the same legal beneficiary that is on file with your employer. If you wish to assign a different designated beneficiary other than the one on file with your employer, you must furnish an original notarized statement to CWA Local 3170. The notarized statement will be placed in your personal file.

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Financial Protection Made Simple

More isn't always better. When it comes to understanding insurance, there are really just five pieces of information you should know: What it is, what it covers, what it costs, what it will pay out and what it may exclude.

Colonial Life provides CWA members with comprehensive : Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Disability, and Hospital Confinement insurance options. 

You can find detailed information on these options by clicking HERE.

Since it can be difficult to make the best decisions about your benefits if you don't understand how they work for you and your family.   You can sign up for a 1-to-1 counseling session with a benefits counselor. At this session, a benefits counselor will fully explain the benefits available to you and help identify any gaps you may have in your coverage.

Simply click HERE to schedule your own personal 1-to-1 session.