RMC Meeting Wednesday, March 15 CANCELLED
Short RMC Meeting After AT&T Rally
Saturday, March 25, Noon, Times Square
7th Ave and 42nd Street
Next Regular 1101 RMC
Wednesday, April 12, Noon,
At the Local, 350 West 31st Street
Dental Plan Flyer Update Click Here
Above: February Meeting in the Bronx. Summary: rollout of Medicare Advantage for CWA District 1 retirees working well. Co-pays should be $10 or $15, total out of pocket for the year should be about $1150. Members at meeting reported that sudden large bills or supposed lack of coverage was resolved by calling the UNITED HEALTH CARE NUMBER ON THE BACK OF OUR NEW CARD. Thanks to all who contributed. Also discussed was Momentive Strike settlement, retirees appear to have lost their health care, so let's all watch out for the corporate flim flam of bankruptcies, sales to hedge funds, cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
click here for article about hedge fund managers who forced the CWA strike at Momentive
1101 RMC Membership at Jan 25 Meeting at the Local
Two short take aways from meeting (above): rollout of new United Health Care Verizon Medicare Advantage Plan seems to be going well. Hospitals and Doctors are taking plan, acupuncture appears to be covered, also free gym memberships through Silver Sneakers program. DO NOT THROW OUT material from United Health Care about our new plans, you will need it. (See below). National politics: new nominee for Labor Secretary is anti-union, nominee for HHS wants to dismantle Medicaire (see flyers above). Thanks to all who attended.
Local 1101 and 1103 RMC at Jan 21 Women's March NYC
Don't throw this stuff out! Photo BELOW top right: all CWA Dist. 1 Verizon retirees and their covered dependents should receive this packet in clear plastic. DO NOT THROW OUT. It contains the three items shown below. Bottom right: info for your health care provider. Top left: good one page summary, Bottom left: thick detailed booklet. You will need these items for 2017. Save and refer to if you have any questions about our new Medicare Advantage Plan.
Above: Pat Welsh represents retirees and addresses the rally to support CWA Momentive strike in Waterford, NY. Rally was on 57th Street around the corner from Trump Tower, in front of office of billionaire hedge fund that is trying to break the union. Below, some of the 1101 RMC members at the rally. Thanks to everyone who was able to attend.
For full report on a Tale of Two Retirements Click on the Graph Below
PDF of pamphlet for post-1991 retirees: click here
PDF of pamphlet for pre-1992 retirees: click here
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Directions to American Legion at 1456 Shore Drive, Bronx,
Take #6 train to Westchester Square
Take #8 bus from Westchester Square going to Locust Point-Tierney Place
Get off at Dean Avenue and Lafayette
Walk Northwest on Dean Avenue towards Barkley Ave.
Turn right on Barkley
Walk to Shore Drive