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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Scholarship

Scholarship available to all of our PA and NJ members. 

Essex-West Hudson CLC Scholarship

see attached for scholarship application

NJ Bill S2160 Unemployment Benefits Update

Governor Christie not only vetoes S2160 the Bill to provide unemployment benefits to striking workers….he sends back a modification which specifically excludes striking workers.

www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/11/christie_vetoes_unemployment_insurance_for_strikin.html

Happy Veterans Day!

Today..and every day..we are grateful for those who have served and those who continue to serve and protect our great country, freedom and way of life. Happy Veterans Day from Local 827.

NJ State AFL-CIO 2016 Election Endorsements

Please see attached

Annual enrollment/tobacco credit

Annual Enrollment for Active and Retired members will take place Nov 7- Nov 18, 2016. You should have received your enrollment packets at home. If you have any problems please call the Verizon Benefits Center at 877-489-2367.

Sweatshirts Available For Sale--Limited time!

See the attached order form.  The picture shown here will be the design on the back, nothing on the front.. 

No mail orders! 

Autism Spectrum Disorder Coverage

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Retro to 1/1/16 Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy  for the treatment of ASD will no longer be an excluded benefit under our MCN plan (HMOs will follow State rules). Coverage includes medically necessary ABA therapy for ASD diagnosed by a licensed medical professional after copay (no age or # of visit limits). Claims that were denied in 2016 will automatically be reprocessed and members impacted by this will receive an updated Explanation of Benefits (EOB). A letter will be sent to anyone who called in to inquire about this benefit as well.

ATTENTION MEDICARE ELIGIBLE VERIZON RETIREES

Attached is the United Healthcare Member Provider Education mailer that will be mailed to Verizon Retirees who are Medicare eligible. This mailer explains what to do if the retiree or healthcare provider have questions about acceptance of the Medicare Advantage plan.

Notice to Retirees!

*NOTICE TO RETIREES

It has come to our attention that the United Healthcare hosted meeting, to talk about the PPO Medicare Advantage plan, scheduled for November 2, 2016, is also the same day as the Raritan Unit fall retiree meeting. These are two different meetings and we encourage our retirees to attend both if they can.

Raritan Unit Retiree meeting

9 am to 11:30 am

Spain Inn Restaurant

1707 West 7th Street

Piscataway, NJ

United Healthcare hosted meeting

2 pm to 4 pm

Radisson Hotel

21 Kingsbridge Road

Piscataway, NJ

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