Union Employees

We realize that your benefits are provided through the union, so benefit questions will need to be addressed directly through them. However, in addition to the services you get through your union partners, we offer benefits and services that can help you and your family, including Employee Assistance Programs. 

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Get Online Information or Free Personal Help with Benefits

construction workerEmployees may visit the McCarthy Virtual Benefit Fair to learn more about benefit options and for help making informed benefits decisions. The Virtual Benefit Fair allows employees to download all available plan documents for each benefit, as well as visit “booths” on:

  • Medical plans and resources
  • Dental and vision
  • Wellness
  • Life insurance
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Retirement and financial wellness

If you have questions about the benefits offered by McCarthy or need assistance enrolling in benefits, you can schedule a one-on-one appointment with a member of the Benefits team through the McCarthy Benefits Calendar.

You can also contact the Benefits Team via email at benefits@mccarthy.com or 314-948-4543. Assistance in Spanish is available.

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Benefits Eligibility

construction workerCraft professionals are eligible to enroll or make changes to their existing benefits during the following:

After you have completed thirty (30) days of continuous employment; new hires/rehires have thirty (30) days from their eligibility date to enroll in benefits. While your eligibility date is after thirty (30) days of continuous employment, you may begin enrolling in benefits as early as one week after your date of hire.

Project Administrators will provide new hires/rehires with a new hire packet which includes a summary of benefits and instructions on enrolling in benefits through the BenefitFocus website or mobile application. As employees near their eligibility date, the Project Administrator will provide additional benefits information.

Please note — if no action is taken, new hires/rehires are automatically enrolled in the Cigna Minimum Value Plan and you will not be able to cancel it unless you experience a qualifying life event or until the annual open enrollment period.

Thirty (30) days from a qualifying life event, such as marriage/divorce and the birth/adoption of a child. Contact the Benefits team if you have additional questions on what qualifies as a life event.

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Enrolling in Health and Voluntary Benefits

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Voluntary Benefits — Home/Auto Insurance | Hyatt Legal Plans | Critical Illness | Accident Insurance

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Health Savings Account (HSA)

Enrolling in 401(k)

construction workerNew hires and rehires are automatically enrolled into McCarthy’s 401(k) plan at a six percent (6%) contribution and will begin immediately after thirty (30) days of continuous employment.

If you wish to reduce your contribution or opt-out, you must contact Wells Fargo by visiting their website at www.wellsfargo.com or by calling 800-728-3123.

Unlike other benefits, employees may change their 401(k) contribution amounts at any time. Changes can be made online at www.wellsfargo.com or by calling 800-728-3123.

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Additional Benefits & Resources

After You Enroll in Benefits

construction workerOnce you have enrolled in benefits, allow three (3) business days for you and your dependents to appear active in BenefitFocus. This does not impact the effective date of your benefits. If you have not already, upload your dependent enrollment documents within thirty (30) days of enrolling in benefits.

Within two (2) weeks of your enrollment date, you will receive your medical and dental insurance cards from Cigna and your vision insurance card from VSP.

To request additional or replacement insurance cards, contact the vendor directly.

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How Is Your Mental Health?

genuine care posterMcCarthy is committed to sending you home safely to your own family each night and providing you with the resources and support you may need at home so you can return well to your McCarthy family each day.

If you are in need of immediate help or guidance, please reference the resource numbers and contact information below to get in touch with someone that can help. If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

Personal Assistance Services (free and confidential) - 1-800-356-0845 / 1-877-828-3635 (California) / Text 314-451-5727 Between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (free and confidential) - 1-800-273-8255

Veterans Crisis Line - 1-800-273-8255 Press 1

At McCarthy, our craft team members are our most important and valuable asset. Their well-being and overall mental health is critical to our success and directly ties to how well we demonstrate our core values of Genuine, We, Not I and All In. Being mentally well means that your mind is in order and functioning in your best interest. You are able to think, feel and act in ways that create a positive impact on your physical and social well-being. Discover what being mentally well means and how it can help you lead a fulfilling life. We have numerous resources readily available to everyone. Please take time to review the materials available for you and your family.

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Vendor Contact Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact the Benefits Team

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Maria Huerta Gonzalez
(Spanish assistance available)

General Employment Questions

Southern Region (TX & GA)
Estela Cisneros Rodriguez (Spanish assistance available)

Southwest Region (AZ, NV, CO)
Giovanni Pinzon (Spanish assistance available)

Central Region
Caitlin Starke

Southern California
Kathy Duong

Northern California
Rebecca Johnson

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