Recently celebrate the arrival of a child?

Congratulations on what is an an exciting and rewarding time for you! This section will guide you through important steps to take after welcoming your newest family addition(s).

Process a Life Event in UKG

Within 31 days of the date of birth, you will need to process a Life Event via our UKG portal and provide documentation supporting the birth.
To process a Life Event, you'll need to visit the Benefits area in UKG.  In this instance, you'll want to choose Birth as the type of event. Additional resources for navigating the new Benefits platform can be found here. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact our LiveWell team at

Update your benefits

You will receive an enrollment notice via email that specifies your deadline to enroll or make changes to your elections. Any enrollments or changes made will be retroactive to your child's birth or adoption date.

Note for the Dependent Eligibility Verification Process: McClatchy reserves the right to periodically audit enrolled dependents to ensure they meet our eligibility requirements.

Update personal info

Update your personal information in UKG such as address,  emergency contact, and federal/state tax withholdings.


Update 401(k) beneficiaries

Update your 401(k) beneficiary information online at or by phone at (800)523-1188. (Plan #098630)

Still Have Questions?

McClatchy's LiveWell benefits team is here to help you get the most out of our benefits programs! If you have specific plan questions or need assistance resolving claim issues, contact the LiveWell team by phone, email:

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