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Archives - January 1970

Archives - January 1970

United States Government Launches Website for Ordering Free at-home Rapid COVID-19 Test Kits

The United States Federal government just launched a new website that allows the general public to order free at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits. You can request test kits to be shipped to your home by visiting www.covidtests.gov and filling out the appropriate online forms. Your request will then be processed…
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Paid Family Leave- Notice to Employees 2022

The New York Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) law, which became effective January 1, 2018, requires private employers to conspicuously post a notice to employees regarding PFL. To print a copy of the notice for the 2022 calendar year, you can click the link below. Paid Family Leave Notice for Employers-…
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Cybersecurity: Reusing Your Login Credentials May be Putting You at Risk

The NYCDCC Benefit Funds wants to help you keep your information safe, and we are regularly updating our account safety protocols and sharing information to keep you secure. Recently, the New York State Attorney General's Office issued a consumer alert, warning New Yorkers of cyberattacks targeting customers who use the…
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Benefit Funds Launches New Educational Video Library for Members

As a major part of our continued efforts to communicate your benefits to you in more easily understood mediums, the Benefit Funds has created a new educational video library meant to assist you in better comprehending your welfare, pension, and annuity benefits, as well as provide you important information and…
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FASB Notice- 2022

To view the 2022 FASB notice for the NYCDCC Pension Plan, please click the link below. FASB Notice 2022
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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

More than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. Glaucoma is called "the sneak thief of sight" since there are no symptoms and once vision is lost, it's permanent. As much…
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COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Update for Members who Wish to Visit the Fund Office or Carpenters Training Center

Effective December 27, 2021, in order to enter the Benefit Funds Office or the Carpenters Training Center, members must provide proof that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Those members who have received only one dose of a two-dose vaccine series by December 27, 2021…
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Empire BlueCross BlueShield to Mail New ID Cards in Early 2022

Beginning in early 2022, Empire BlueCross BlueShield will be sending out new ID cards to Active participants/dependents and Non-Medicare Eligible Retiree participants/dependents in the New York City District Council of Carpenters (“NYCDCC”) Welfare Fund. These ID cards are being generated and mailed as a result of new federal transparency regulations…
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Happy Holidays from the Benefit Funds!

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The Holidays and your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The holiday season typically is a time of joyful celebrations with family and friends. Many people look forward to gathering together, exchanging gifts, and celebrating traditions. However, this holiday season, COVID-19 continues to add stress and uncertainty to these normally happy occasions. Here are some things to keep in mind…
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