Summary Plan Description

Assignment

The Trust Fund and benefits payable in accordance with the plan, shall not be subject in any manner to anticipation, alienation, sale, transfer, assignment, pledge, encumbrance, or charge by any person, provided that the Trustees may recognize assignments of benefits from a participant or beneficiary to a physician, hospital or other person or institution that has treated or cared for, or provided services or goods to, the participant or beneficiary; and shall recognize a Qualified Medical Child Support Order (QMCSO) under ERISA Section 609(a).