With less than two months away, this is a reminder that The Trustees of the Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation are accepting applications for ten scholarship awards this year. Each winner of a scholarship will receive a total of $10,000 in scholarship funds which will be paid out at $2,500 per year over a four year period. Counting the 2021 awards, the Foundation will have had 100 scholarship recipients.
This year, on October 18 at 1:00PM, Local 728 will present an online Town Hall giving members an opportunity to hear from and ask questions of the members who are running for Executive Board and Business Agent/Secretary. Should you get your ballot before the Town Hall, you might want to wait before casting your votes to take advantage of this first ever opportunity to hear what the candidates have to say and how they respond to questions posed to them by our members.
MPIPHP Qualifying Period Assistance and Hardship Premium Waiver
The AMPTP and the Management Directors of the MPI Benefits Committee have agreed with the Labor Directors to the following; for those participants in the qualifying period that ended Sept. 19th. In addition, you will see the agreed upon waiver of participant dependent premium through the end of the year.
By now you’ve probably seen a deluge of Prop 22 TV ads. But here’s the truth: Gig companies are spending over 200 million dollars on deceptive ads to stop workers from having basic rights, minimum wage, adequate health care, paid leave, workers compensation, and access to social security.
Though last night’s announcement that President Donald Trump contracted COVID-19 is unfortunate, it is also unsurprising. We wish the President good health and a speedy recovery, but we also wish this to be a teachable moment.