Archives: November 2011
11/01/11 Official BusinessA Membership Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, December 5, 2011.
General Membership Meeting
- Date: Monday, December 5, 2011 at 12:00 NOON
- Location: Artserve, 1350 E. Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
east of I95 on Sunrise Blvd, in the Ft. Lauderdale branch of the Broward Library,
next to Holiday Park
11/01/11 Member Benefits from Union Plus
Medical debt myths: What you don't know can hurt you
If medical bills leave you confused, you're not alone. One study found nearly 40 percent of Americans don't understand their medical bills or explanation of benefits statements well enough to know what services they are paying for, why they owe that amount, and if the amount is correct!
11/01/11 That Union Thing
California has passed a new law imposing penalties on employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors. Violators will be subject to fines of $5,000 to $25,000 and will be required to post a notice on their website. United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has also made a priority of cracking down on misclassification of workers. The Government Accountability Office estimates that $2.72 billion in tax revenue goes uncollected due to misclassification.