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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers comprised of proud union members with a wide diversity of skills and jobs.

Health and Welfare Plans

We understand the administration of plans and benefits

San Mateo Electrical Construction Industry Retirement Plan

We are dedicated to making the funds more accessible and friendly to participants

United Administrative Services Account

User portal allows 24/7 access to your employee benefits information


Updates and announcements for I.B.E.W. Local 617 members.

COVID-19 testing is free to all Local 617 health care plan participants. If any out-of-pocket COVID-19 test expenses are incurred, receipts can be submitted to the Local 617 health care plan for reimbursement.

Summary of IBEW 617 Pension Plan, including expenses and investment alternatives.

Previous Events

IBEW 617 Benefit Educational Virtual Workshop 2022

Saturday, March 19, 2022 9am to Noon ONLINE

Steps To Retirement Meeting Information

United Administrative Services (UAS): Health & Welfare (meeting packet) and Retirement options (meeting packet)

Investments Meeting Information

Morgan Stanley meeting packet

Wills and Living Trusts Meeting Information

John Erik Fraker, Esq.
Ainer | Fraker, LLP, Attorneys at Law
Office: (800) 775-7612
Cell: (408) 647-4242
Fax: (408) 777-0746

Our Story

Serving San Mateo County since 1908!

Established in 1908, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 617 is located in San Mateo, California. The position in which Local 617 has situated itself as it turns 100 years old is nothing short of phenomenal. Membership is up over 1,000, with over 200 members in the Voice/Data/Video field and a great deal of redevelopment and new construction returning to San Mateo County. Local 617 has become progressive and prominent, proactive in politics and the community as it becomes entrenched in all industrial markets.

Our Plans

We understand the administration of plans and benefits

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Anthem Blue Cross

The Plan contracts with Anthem Blue Cross to obtain access to certain Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) providers.
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Kaiser HMO Plan

If you reside in a Northern California Kaiser Service Area, you have the option to enroll yourself and your eligible Dependents in the Kaiser Permanente Health Plan option “Kaiser”.

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The Board of Trustees of the I.B.E.W. Local 617 Pension Trust Funds is dedicated to making the Funds more accessible and friendlier to Participants.

The Trust Fund sponsors the San Mateo Electrical Construction Industry Retirement Plan. The Plan is a multi-employer, collectively bargained defined contribution pension plan (also known as a "Money Purchase Pension Plan") in which employer contributions are invested for your benefit. Benefits are payable on or at retirement (after age 55 or older), disability and in limited situations and amounts, upon the termination of employment.