As a participant in the Pension Plan of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 98, you will be eligible for a retirement benefit from the Fund once you meet the eligibility requirements.

The Benefit Office has a complete record of your credited service accumulated under the Pension Plan and we can provide you with an estimate of your monthly benefit prior to your retirement. Annual statements are forwarded to each participant in the Pension Plan. Please contact the Benefit Office at (413)998-3230 with any questions regarding your retirement. Our plan requires a full 90 day notice of retirement, be sure to keep that in mind when considering your retirement date.


Pension Plan Summary Plan Description – Pension Summary Plan Description is the document that explains your Pension Plan,

Summary of Material Modifications

SMM – February 2024

SMM – January 2023

SMM – July 2021