Newsletter Archives: October 2010

10/01/10 Official Business-Networking Night

Most of our members in Local 655 are freelance musicians and one of the most important things a freelance musician can do is network. We are much more successful at getting work when people know us and what we do.

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10/01/10 Member Benefits from Union Plus

Union Plus Medical Bill Negotiating Service by Health Advocate

The Union Plus Medical Bill Negotiating Service by Health Advocate provides union members with large out-of-pocket medical bills FREE assistance negotiating bill reductions with physicians, hospitals and other medical providers. The Service negotiates with medical providers on the union member's behalf to lower costs and establish payment plans.

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10/01/10 That Union Thing

The National Labor Relation Board has ordered Nova Southeastern University to reinstate janitors who were fired in retaliation for union organizing efforts in 2007. The janitors will also receive an estimated tens of thousands of dollars in back pay.

10/01/10 Local and Industry News

The 13th Annual Miami Jazz Film Festival, presented by WDNA-FM 88.9, opened on September 30 with Candido: Hands of Fire, a tribute to NEA Jazz Master and Local 655 member Candido Camero. Camero will be present at the screening, where he will receive the key to the City of Miami. The Film Festival will run through October 3.

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10/01/10 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, Resigned, and Suspended members for September 2010

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