• All persons who are accepted by the Trustees for participation in the Fund, under the terms and conditions stated by the Trustees for participation, and who are Active Employees of an Employer under the terms and conditions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement which requires Employer contributions be made to the Fund, and such other employees of the Employer as are proposed and accepted by the Trustees for participation, on whose behalf payments are required by the agreement of the Employer or applicable law to be made to the Fund;
  • All persons employed by the Union upon being proposed by the Union and accepted by the Trustees; as to such Union personnel, the Union shall be considered an Employer solely for the purpose of contributions within the meaning of the Trust Agreement, as herein defined, and shall, on behalf of such personnel, make payments to the Trust Fund at the same times and at the rate of payment equal to that made by any other Employer who is a party to the Trust Agreement;
  • All persons employed by Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Health and Welfare Fund or Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund upon acceptance by the Trustees; as to such Trust Fund personnel, the Trustees shall be deemed an Employer solely for the purpose of contributions within the meaning of the Trust Agreement, on behalf of such personnel, make payments to the Trust Fund at the times and at the rate of payment equal to that made by any other Employer who is a party to the Trust Agreement; or All persons who are Trustees of Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Health and Welfare Fund or Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund upon acceptance by the Trustees; on behalf of such persons who are Trustees, their Employers shall make contributions to the Trust Fund at the times and at the rate of payment equal to that required by any other Employer who is a party to the Trust Agreement.

In all instances the common-law test for, or the applicable statutory definition of, master-servant relationship shall control Employee status. The continuation of employee status shall be subject to such rules as the Trustees may adopt.