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      In observance of THANKSGIVING, the Fund Office will be closed Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, November 27th.

Welcome to EIT Benefit Funds
There are two main areas of the site: one for participants who participate in the various plans and one for employers who make contributions to the plans. We have also included a brief history of the plans in the About Us section. There is also a contact list for Fund Office staff as well as links to various service providers, related entities and other useful sites.

IMPORTANT RECIPROCITY NOTICE (Updated 8/4/2017)


Breast Cancer Awareness Month   

November is American Diabetes Month. Untreated, diabetes can lead to kidney failure, blindness, amputation and even death. Talk with your doctor if you are overweight, have high blood pressure, have high cholesterol and/or have a family history of diabetes.
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Employee Resource Systems   

MAP ONLINE SEMINARS

Information Overload
It is estimated that more information has been created in the last years than was created in all of humankind before that! Managing the enormous amount of information that is thrown at us may be difficult. Understand what contributes to information overload by joining ERS for the September online seminar and learn how to apply tips and tools for effectively managing information. The online seminar will be available on demand beginning September 19th and will remain available for you to access ANY time, on your schedule. (Username: EIT / Password: MAP)

Bereavement: Coping with Loss
Grief and loss trigger conflicting emotions. ERS (your MAP provider) will host a webinar, on Demand starting August 15, 2017, that will explore the differing reactions to a variety of losses, why some people can get stuck in a “grief rut” and help you identify healthier ways to grieve.

Emotional Support: Staying Balanced in a Changing World
Feeling good about yourself and your life, being curious about the world around you, and enjoying what you do are all aspects of what is called “well-being.” It also includes having positive relationships, a feeling of control over your life, and a sense of purpose. Ways to increase your personal well-being include connecting with others, being active, continuing to learn, and giving back. Your Members Assistance Program (MAP) can help you discover new ways of enhancing your well-being.

Compassion Fatigue: Increasing Resiliency
Caregivers often take on the emotions of those they help or rescue. After understanding how compassion fatigue can develop, you’ll learn specific strategies to reduce stress and to develop resilience.

Raising Well-Adjusted Kids
Children who have healthy relationships with parents, teachers and caregivers are more likely to thrive both emotionally and physically. Join ERS’ online seminar as they review the current research and science behind raising well-adjusted kids. Learn tips to foster positive mental health in the children and teens in your life.


MAP NEWSLETTERS

How to Manage Your Debt
Managing finances today is a balancing act that requires savvy and skill. The answer lies in being able to determine what is essential and non-essential. Some debts are more important than others. If you are having trouble paying your bills, take the time to prioritize your debts and set budgets. Here are some helpful tips on how to determine which debts are essential and which aren't.

What is Cyberbullying?
Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Learn more about identifying when someone you love is being cyberbullied and what you can do about it.


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