The following is important insurance information:  (see letter below)


Effective March 31, 2017 Local 926 is no longer offering Life Insurance or Accidental Death and Dismemberment through Metlife.  Your Local benefits will now be coming to you through the Guardian Life Insurance Company.


Local 926 has partnered with Guardian to give our Full-Active members (PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL ACTIVE MEANS PAYING FULL DUES –  this is not applicable to retired, early retired, disabled or City Workers. ) a Life Insurance policy in the amount of $15,000 & AD&D Insurance in the amount of $15,000.   Please click the provided links to complete an application and an explanation of benefits.  Please send completed applications to our office.  Thank you!

 Guardian Application

Guardian Explanation Life & ADD


After you complete filling out the form, please mail the forms back to:

Local 926

1682 86th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11214


To all Members.
Great News!!!

As a Full-Active Member in Good Standing of the Carpenters Union Local 926, we are increasing your life insurance and accidental death benefits to $15,000, effective April 1, 2017. This is now through the Guardian Life Insurance Company and all members must complete a new beneficiary update form when they stop by the office.

We are also adding additional features to protect your family and love ones. Effective July 1, 2017, all Members in Good Standing with the Carpenters Union Local 926 will have the opportunity to purchase more life insurance at low group rates. The policy is guaranteed-issue, meaning there are no medical exams required for insurance up to $100,000 for the member. Spouses are also entitled to guaranteed-issue life insurance at lower amounts. To be eligible for these great benefits, you will need to elect them during this open enrollment period and continue to be a member in good standing.

The Carpenters Union Local 926 is always researching and strive to give our members valued benefits. Listed below are some of these valuable benefits. Along with our benefit consultants, we will be holding meetings for you to learn more about these offerings. There you will meet with the specialists and sign up for which ever plan(s) works for you and your family. Some of the below benefits may require a meeting with our benefit coordinators.

As a Member in Good Standing with Carpenters Union Local 926 these are the benefits you are entitled to once you speak with a benefit specialist:

 Identity Theft Protection at zero cost

  • College Tuition Benefit at zero cost for your children and grandchildren.
    • Receive up to $2000 per year for college
  • Guardian Dental Plans (DMO & PPO)
  • Guardian Vision Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Term and Whole Life Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Personal Financial Strategy and Insurance Planning sessions

Please go to This site will allow you to see these benefits in greater detail and show you ways you can sign up. You can also call our message line where you will be able to request additional information from our benefit coordinators. Please call:

Reach your benefit specialist by calling 1-203-208-8490 (please be advised that they will need your social security number).

You’ve Been Asking for More and We’ve Heard You! Don’t Miss Out on This Exciting Opportunity

For the new life insurance, we need you to update your beneficiary forms.

The educational counselors will do this with you when you enroll.