Retiree Meetings
Important: **DLCO Retiree Healthcare Information Meetings**

Dear Participant,

You are receiving this letter as you are either currently eligible for pre-65 retiree medical benefits or are potentially eligible to receive these benefits within the next five years. Duquesne Light values the many years of service you have provided to the Company.

The Human Resources department is pleased to share changes to the upcoming 2019 Open Enrollment process and offerings. Consistent with last year’s Open Enrollment period, all retirees will complete Open Enrollment through the My Benefits Online (http://MyBenefits.duquesnelight.com ), accessible from any device.

The 2019 Open Enrollment period will be open Oct. 29 – Nov. 9. For 2019, changes have been made to Post-Retirement Medical benefits:

  • Participants will continue to be offered Duquesne Light benefit plans through Highmark and Aetna.
  • Both AETNA and Highmark offer the of Silver, Bronze and CDHP, cost of coverage has increased across all plans for 2019
  • Retirees will receive a fixed stipend amount ($9,985 for retiree only; $19,970 for retiree + spouse) from DLC to help cover premium plan costs.
  • For Retirees + Child(ren) and Retiree a supplemental credit of $500/month will be applied above the monthly stipend amounts from January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019.
  • Retirees who opt out of coverage will not receive a stipend.

Duquesne Light Company understands health care options are important and making coverage elections can be challenging. It is important to closely evaluate your healthcare needs and risk tolerance to select the plan that works best for you. To ensure you are prepared to make these decisions Duquesne Light will be hosting the following education sessions:

Thursday, September 13th (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM) Dogwood Room (This session is for Retirees only) DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry - 910 Sheraton Drive, Mars PA 16046

Thursday, September 13th (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM) Allegheny Room (Retirees and Active DLC employees) Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh-Monroeville Convention Center

101 Mall Boulevard, Monroeville, PA 15146

Monday, September 17th (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM) Duquesne Room (Retirees and Active DLC employees) DoubleTree by Hilton at Pittsburgh Green Tree - 500 Mansfield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Thursday, September 20th (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM) Redwood Ballroom (This session is for Retirees only) DoubleTree by Hilton at Pittsburgh International Airport

8402 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108

Spouses are also welcome to attend, to reserve your spot please contact the 412-393-6039 option 2.

Sincerely,

Todd Faulk

Vice President, Human Resources

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Successful Retiree Luncheon

Great day for the monthly retiree luncheon, Business Manager Kenn Bradley and Glenn Camp were able to attend and enjoyed talking with some of the retirees.

We are asking retirees to send in pictures along with some information about yourselves to be posted on the website…. pass it on to other retirees!!! Send your pictures to ibew29@ibew29.org

2018 Retiree Monthly Meeting Dates
Congratulations to Our Newly Retired Members From Duquesne Light!
  • George Casselberry, Senior Electric Equipment Technician 
  • Robert Collins, Asset Analyst
  • Edward Herbst, Senior Lineworker
  • Charles Hernandez, Distribution Technician
  • Philip Ley, Meter Specialist
  • James Lloyd, Senior Electric Equipment Technician
  • Peter Maniglia, Senior Transmission Specialist
  • Gary Metkler, Senior Lineworker
  • George Papuga, Finance Accounts Payable Support Clerk A
  • Paul Pesanka, Senior UG Splicer
  • Emma Robinson, General Clerk - Grade 8.5-S2
  • Kenneth Sikorski, Field Meter Technician
  • Anthony Unterberger, Traveling Operator 1/C
  • Dorothy Young, Billing and Sales Analyst

Congratulations to all the retirees and we wish you a long healthy and happy retirement.