Enrollment Details

ITW offers a variety of benefits to help you live life your way — and tools to help you choose. Here’s everything you need to know about enrollment.

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When You Can Enroll

When You're Newly Eligible for ITW Benefits
When to EnrollWithin 31 days of your hire date (or the date you become eligible for benefits)
When Your Elections Take EffectFirst of the month on or after the date you become eligible for benefits
Because of a Qualifying Life Event
When to EnrollYou can only make changes to your benefits outside of Open Enrollment if you have a qualifying life event. You have to make changes within 31 days of the event or wait until the next Open Enrollment or qualifying life event.
When Your Elections Take EffectElections take effect on the date of the event for birth or adoption. For all others, elections take effect on the first of the month on or after the event date.
During Open Enrollment
When to EnrollDuring the fall (dates are announced in advance)
When Your Elections Take EffectJanuary 1 of the following year

Actions to Take

When you enroll, you can:

  • Choose or change your benefits.
  • Sign up for a Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) if you enroll in the PPO1 or PPO2 medical plans or waive coverage.
  • Contribute to a Health Savings Account (HSA) if you enroll in the HealthSaver medical plan. (You can change your contributions anytime.)
  • Sign up for a Dependent Care FSA.
  • Add or drop dependents from coverage.

4 Steps to Get Your 2023 Benefits

1. Understand What’s Available

Your 2023 Benefits Lineup

Here are the benefits you may select when you enroll and the ones you automatically receive from ITW at no cost to you:

2. Make Smart Choices with These Tools

ITW offers tools and resources to help you choose the benefits that are best for you and your family.

3. Cover the Right People

Here’s who’s eligible for health and wellness benefits. Decide who you want to cover.


If you’re a full-time, non-union ITW employee of a participating business unit regularly scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week

Your Spouse/Domestic Partner

Your legal spouse or domestic partner (same-sex or opposite-sex)

Your Children

Through the end of the month in which they turn 26, regardless of student status (includes your spouse’s or domestic partner’s children)

Note: The value of the coverage provided to your domestic partner (and their children) will be taxable income for you unless your domestic partner (and their children) qualifies as your tax dependent.

4. Know When and How to Enroll

You can access enrollment information online at work or at home. You’ll find all the details you need to make your 2023 benefit elections.

  • Log on to ITW Employee Self-Service with your seven-digit Employee ID (found on your paycheck stub) and password. (If this is your first time visiting the website, you’ll need to register. See below for instructions.)
  • Click the Health & Life Elections icon under the Benefit Provider Websites drop-down and follow the enrollment process instructions.

You can also call the ITW Benefits Service Center at 1.866.416.4931 to enroll Monday through Friday,
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time.

First-Time User?

Follow these steps to register:

1. Go to ITW Employee Self-Service.

2. Select the Register link, and the system will guide you through a short registration process.

You’ll need your Employee ID, the first five digits of your Social Security number, your birth month and day, and your home ZIP code.

What Happens If I Don’t Enroll?

You’ll be automatically enrolled in default coverage, which is the benefits you automatically receive, including Basic Life and AD&D Insurance (and Basic Dependent Life Insurance if you have designated your spouse/domestic partner and/or other dependents). You won’t be enrolled in medical, dental or vision coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Health Savings Account or any Optional Life and AD&D Insurance. You won’t have an opportunity to change your benefits again until Open Enrollment in the fall or if you have a qualifying life event.

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