ILWU-PMA Savings 401K Plan, SAR 2009 (FY)

SUMMARY ANNUAL REPORT

FOR PACIFIC MARITIME ASSOCIATION ILWU-PMA Savings 401K PLAN

This is a summary of the annual report for the Pacific Maritime Association ILWU-PMA Savings 401K Plan, EIN 94-1126322, Plan No. 002, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  The annual report has been filed with the Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, as required under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Basic Financial Statement

Benefits under the plan are provided through a trust fund.  Plan expenses were $78,800,119.  These expenses included $521,891 in administrative expenses and $78,278,228 in benefits paid to participants and beneficiaries.  A total of 15,748 persons were participants in or beneficiaries of the plan at the end of the plan year.

The value of plan assets, after subtracting liabilities of the plan, was $783,560,118 as of June 30, 2009, compared to $895,799,359 as of June 30, 2008.  During the plan year, the plan experienced a decrease in its net assets of $112,239,241. This decrease includes unrealized appreciation and depreciation in the value of plan assets; that is, the difference between the value of the plan's assets at the end of the year and the value of the assets at the beginning of the year or the cost of assets acquired during the year. The plan had total income of ($33,439,122), including employer contributions of $29,555,280, employee contributions of $62,092,312, other contributions of $1,245,793, realized losses of $10,984,621 from the sale of assets, and losses from investments of $115,347,886.

Your Rights to Additional Information

You have the right to receive a copy of the plan’s full annual report, or any part thereof, on request.  The items listed below are included in that report:

  1. financial information and information on payments to service providers;
  2. information regarding any CCTs, PSAs, MTs, or 103-12Ies;
  3. an accountant’s report;
  4. assets held for investment.

To obtain a copy of the plan’s full annual report, or any part thereof, write or call Pacific Maritime Association, 555 Market Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA  94105, (415) 576-3200. 

You also have the right to receive from the Plan Administrator, on request and at no charge, a statement of the assets and liabilities of the plan and accompanying notes, or a statement of income and expenses of the plan and accompanying notes, or both.  If you request a copy of the plan’s full annual report from the Plan Administrator, these two statements and accompanying notes will be included as part of that report.

You also have the legally protected right to examine the annual report at the main office of the plan at Pacific Maritime Association, 555 Market Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA  94105, and at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. or to obtain a copy from the U.S. Department of Labor upon payment of copying costs.  Requests to the Department should be addressed to: Public Disclosure Room, N1513, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.