You know the Trust provides health care benefits for retired UAW members of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, along with their eligible dependents. But, how did we move from company-paid benefits to a Trust fund and how does the fund work? And, more importantly, what does the future look like?
This video will give you a better understanding of how the Trust fund came into existence, what purpose it serves, how it helped protect your benefits during the financial crisis of 2009 and why that crisis – as well as long-term economic realities in health care – have created funding challenges for the Trust that we all need to work together to address in the coming years.
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Information contained in this video is for educational purposes and describes the events that transpired from 2007-2011 that impact UAW auto retiree health care benefits.