(Updated November 21, 2011)
How do I get reimbursed for safety shoes?
Buy them and submit an original itemized sales receipt, along with a completed reimbursement application form.
Where can I buy my safety shoes?
At one of the approved stores on the application form.
What type of receipt do I need?
The original itemized sales receipt.
What is an "original itemized sales receipt"?
The original sales receipt provided by the store showing the date purchased, the specific item name, and the price of the safety shoes.
What if I don't have an original itemized sales receipt.
We cannot process your reimbursement application without an original itemized sales receipt.
Q. I bought my shoes online. What type of receipt is needed?
A. When purchasing shoes online, use your original packing slip as an itemized receipt.
How do I get a reimbursement application?
Pick up an application at Union Steward bulletin boards, from Health and Safety Institute Site Committee members, at IAM Union Halls, or any Health and Safety Institute offices. A printable form is also available (Portland), (Puget Sound)
Where do I submit my application?
Submit your form with an original itemized sales receipt to any IAM/Boeing Joint Programs office, or mail to IAM/Boeing Joint Programs - Safety Shoes at M/C 6Y-91 in Puget Sound or M/C 5P-50 in Portland.
Can I save up my reimbursement applications for more than one year and turn them in for reimbursement?
No. You may submit only one application for one pair of safety shoes purchased during the calendar year (Jan. 1 through Dec. 31).
How long will it take to get my reimbursement?
Normal processing time is about three to six weeks but is subject to our staff being able to verify the purchase in a timely manner.
How will I get my reimbursement?
Your reimbursement will be reflected in your normal Boeing paycheck.
I?m not an hourly employee, but I walk/work in a mandatory safety shoe area. Can I still be reimbursed?
No. This particular program is for hourly IAM-represented Boeing employees only.