Benefits Office
Thank you for visiting the IUPAT District Council 21 Benefits web site. This site has been constructed with our participants in mind to help you learn about the benefit plans available to you as a member of The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 21. 

Included in the following pages are descriptions of the various plans to which you may be contributing. The Welfare and Annuity Fund links will provide you with summaries of the plans in an easy-to-read form and include descriptions of coverage’s, eligibility and appeal procedures. You will also find links to other sites containing additional information regarding your benefit package. 

This is your site and we welcome your comments and recommendations.

Guardian Nurses Newsletter
Hello DC21 Members! This month's issue of our e-newsletter is about protecting your skin this summer.    
CLICK HERE to read this month's newsletter: Protect Your Skin!
Mike Previtera, Administrator
DC21 Health & Welfare Fund
the DC21 RN, backed by a team of registered nurses, is ready to respond whenever you or your family are struggling with a 
healthcare issue. For more infomation check our Guardian Nurses page or call the DC21 RN at: 484-684-8526
Visit the Metlife Website to get a discounted rate on your Auto and/or home policy for being a Union Member.
CLICK HERE to visit MetLife.
Don’t forget to mention District Council 21 for special rates.
online remittance processing system
IUPAT DC 21 encourages you to take advantage of Independence Blue Cross’s Healthy Lifestyles Programs by simply logging onto
Did you know that you may be eligible to receive incentives and reimbursements for first-aid/CPR classes, lactation consultant, prenatal classes, and/or bike helmets. Independence Blue Cross also reimburses up to $200 for Weight Management and Smoking Cessation programs, as well as $150 for a gym membership.  Your District Council recommends and requests that members and families of IUPAT DC 21 do not patronize PLANET FITNESS. PLANET FITNESS continues to hire and build by paying unfair wages and benefits.
College Scholarships will be awarded to your children, grandchildren, or extended family  AT NO COST TO YOU!
Sign up immediately and start growing your account  regardless of having someone to sponsor now. 
Enroll now for FREE! Visit
District Council 21 is proud of our affiliation with ATAP...
ATAP is a non-profit, IRS approved, Pennsylvania corporation, created by Philadelphia Trade Unions to contain costs and promote improved service delivery for drug and alcohol abuse, mental health concerns and related issues to union members, retirees and dependents.

ATAP was created to address the needs of union members arising out of substance abuse and mental health issues as well as related problems. Recognition, treatment, education and cost containment are the areas addressed by ATAP. 

Please visit ATAP's website, for more information.

Should you have any questions about this site or regarding your plan of benefits please click on the Contact Us page. 
Interested in a career with DC21? 
CLICK HERE to learn more about DC21’s Apprenticeship Opportunities and their training provider, the FTI.
Register for ACE Classes
Sign up for Tri-Green Certification and important Health & Saftey classes. Start your pursuit of a college degree today. 
CLICK HERE to register.
Apply for a TWIC card
In this time of heightened security, all transportation workers need to become informed about the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC™). CLICK HERE to learn more & apply for a TWIC card.
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