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Instructions for filing your SUB Benefits (Unit 1)



*SUB and Unemployment combined is 74% of a workers gross weekly pay. Depending on how much money you receive from unemployment will determine the amount of SUB

received. If you receive 74% of your gross weekly pay from unemployment you will NOT receive SUB.



  • DO NOT REQUEST PAYOUT OF ANY VACATION PAY OR PAA DURING THE LAYOFF PERIOD. YOU WILL BE DENIED SUB!! We stress every time the plant is down but there are several members who get caught in this situation. MAKE SURE THIS DOES NOT HAPPEN TO YOU!!
  • Temporary Employees do not qualify for SUB benefits per the contract.
  • The majority of members served a waiting week in January 2020. Therefore, when your unemployment benefits are paid SUB automatically generates to pay out (you do not have to scan your UI Findings sheet). If you are serving a waiting week in March you will need to scan your UI Finding Sheet which you can upload from your laptop, computer or tablet and submit through Dashboard or use the kiosk at the plant. Note: The first day you will be able to submit a manual request for SUB will be Monday, March 23, 2020.
  • The week ending date is always the Saturday of the layoff week.
  • You have 75 calendar days to request SUB. Starting from Sunday, March 15, 2020.
  • SUB and Unemployment Benefits combined is 74% of your base earnings (Example: $22.00 x .74 x 40 hrs. = $651.20. If your unemployment benefit including the Dependent Allowance is over 74% of your base earning, you will not receive SUB. Everyone's SUB amount is different!
  • You must report all earnings other than FCA earnings. SUB will be reduced for every dollar you earn from other employment earnings.
  • Allow SUB 2 weeks to payout.
  • If you have any questions. contact the Benefits office immediately.



Charrise/815-547-2468  Dave/815-547-2118




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