Dear Participant:

The following is an important change that has been made to your Local 138, 138A and 138B

International Union of Operating Engineers Legal Fund concerning certain services under the plan.

The following legal services will no longer be covered under the plan:

  • Bankruptcies;
  • Consumer Matters;
  • Property Claims;
  • Excess Coverage

If you currently have an open case in these four categories as of July 1, 2017, it will be
covered until the case is closed.

Please place this information with your Legal Plan for permanent reference. If you have any
questions concerning the changes stated above, please contact the Fund office for assistance.


Stephen Barnett

Jordan M. Endler, Esq. is the new legal plan provider to the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 138 Legal Plan. Jordan grew up in Suffolk County on Long Island, attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he received an undergraduate degree in Business, and then studied at Vermont Law School where he received a Juris Doctor. He then returned home where he has been running a law practice in the areas of criminal law, real estate, estate planning, wills, trusts, estates, probate, elder law, traffic, family, divorce law, personal injury and medical malpractice. His office is located at 105 Maxess Road, Suite N116, Melville, NY 11747 and he can be reached at (631) 896-2211 or For general info please consult


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