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2021 Signature Verification Form

The LABF requires that its annuitants submit a signature verification form. The 2021 Signature Verification Forms were mailed on June 10, 2021. The forms must be signed by the annuitant, or his or her legal agent, in the presence of a notary and notarized. If you are an annuitant, please be reminded that the completed form must be returned to the LABF by July 15, 2021 to avoid interruption of annuity benefits. If you need a replacement form or if you have any questions, please contact LABF.

Jun 08, 2021 03:15 PM

Annual Participant Statements

LABF’s Annual Participant Statements were mailed on June 7, 2021. Annual Participant Statements are only mailed to members who have not retired from the LABF. Please be advised that this year’s statement does not include any contributions for any period of time an employee was in receipt of a disability benefit. Previous years’ statements included disability contributions. Because disability contributions are non-refundable, they were not included on this yea


Private Credit RFP

Private Credit RFP

Aug 19, 2020 11:21 AM

LABF seeks Registered Lobbyist

The LABF has issued a Request for Information (RFI) from Registered Lobbyists with responses due by September 11, 2020. Please see attachment for details.

Aug 13, 2020 07:51 AM

Retirement Board News:

The Retirement Board of the Laborers’ and Retirement Board Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago (LABF) is pleased to announce that Tina Consola has been hired as Executive Director for the Fund. We are delighted to welcome Ms. Consola and look forward to the benefits of her leadership and vision. Ms. Consola will start on August 17th, 2020.

Aug 03, 2020 06:15 AM

2020 Trustee Election

2020 Trustee Election In accordance with state law, the term of the trustee representing the Fund’s annuitants expires December 1, 2020. On Thursday, October 15, 2020, an election will be held to select a representative for this position for a term beginning December 2, 2020 and ending December 1, 2023. Regulations governing the election are summarized below. For a complete list of election rules visit:

Mar 30, 2020 02:25 PM


The LABF was notified of a Medicare scam in which the current COVID-19 pandemic is used as an excuse to obtain personal information from Medicare eligible members who obtain their health insurance through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois. You can read the BCBS Notice here:

Mar 23, 2020 04:02 PM

Pension Protections and the LABF’s Investments

Many members have recently contacted the LABF expressing concern about the recent downturn in the global financial markets and its impact on their pensions and the LABF investments. The status of the LABF’s investments will not affect the amount of your pension. The Illinois Supreme Court has held that your pension is guaranteed by the pension protection clause of the Illinois Constitution, regardless of the amount of money that exists in the LAB

Mar 18, 2020 09:55 AM


Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, the LABF’s office will be operating remotely Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm beginning on March 18th. We will not be accepting visitors in the LABF office. We currently expect that all benefit payments will be processed as normal. You may reach our staff via phone, email and fax. We will return all calls and emails as soon as possible. Please rest assured we are pursuing every avenue to provide the service that our members expect during th​

Mar 16, 2020 07:28 AM

COVID-19 Notice

revised March 18, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus known as COVID-19. The United States Secretary of Health and Human Services declared COVID-19 presents a public health emergency and Governor Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation in response to COVID-19. Since COVID-10 has been detected in numerous locations in Illinois including Chicago the LABF ​

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