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Archives - January 1970

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

DID YOU KNOW? Mammograms have helped lower the number of people who died from breast cancer in the United States by 40%! Early detection saves lives! That’s why The New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund (the “Welfare Fund”) has partnered with Memorial Sloan Kettering, a world-leading cancer…
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The 21st Century Cures Act: Immediate Release of Medical Test Results

You may have recently noticed that you are receiving medical test results (via email, smartphone, medical chart applications, etc.) before your provider/doctor has had a chance to see or review them. This is due to a federal law called the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Cures Act”) which requires that…
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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund (the “Welfare Fund”) is concerned about your and your family’s health and wants to ensure you and your family have the resources to navigate cancer at any age, including childhood.  Our partner, Memorial Sloan Kettering ("MSK"), has the largest pediatric…
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Next Scheduled Vacation Payments to be Issued on or about September 1st

Please be advised that your "September" vacation payments, regardless of whether you are being paid via rapid! PayCard or direct deposit, will be issued on or about Thursday, September 1st. You should check your balance by end-of-day on the 1st to confirm receipt of your payment. You can do so…
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Preventing Cancers Caused by Human Papillomavirus (“HPV”) through Vaccination and Other Preventive Practices

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund (the “Welfare Fund”) is concerned about your and your family’s health and wants to ensure you are armed with information on how to protect yourselves from preventable cancers such as those from HPV. Human papillomavirus (“HPV”) and the cancers caused…
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Summer Promotions for Eyeglasses from CPS Optical

Great news for NYCDCC Welfare Fund participants and dependents! CPS Optical is now offering summer promotions (up until 8/31/22) for purchases of eyeglasses at CPS Optical locations. You can get $50 off transitions or a second pair of eyeglasses. To learn more, click the flyer below and/or visit www.cpsoptical.com. 
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Save the Date: Picnic, Charity Softball Tournament, and Benefits Fair September 24th at Cunningham Park!

On Saturday, September 24th, 2022, the New York City District Council of Carpenters will be hosting a family picnic and charity softball tournament at Cunningham Park (Fresh Meadows, Queens, NY, 11366)  beginning at 9:30AM. Additionally, the NYCDCC Benefit Funds will have a Benefits Fair available for you and your family…
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Skin Cancer Awareness and Sun Safety

The New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund (the "Welfare Fund") is concerned about your and your family’s health and wants to ensure you are armed with information on how to protect yourselves from preventable skin cancer. This July, we encourage you to be sun smart and follow…
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Effective July 1, 2022: NYCDCC Welfare Fund to Implement a Number of Improvements to Comply with No Surprises Act

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that, effective July 1, 2022, the NYCDCC Welfare Fund (the "Fund") is implementing a number of improvements to the Plan to comply with the No Surprises Act (the “NSA”). The Summary of Material Modifications ("SMM") included below advises you of changes to…
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2022-2023 Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Winners Honored at Luncheon

After a two year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Luncheon returned! On Thursday, June 23rd, winners of the Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship were recognized by the Board of Trustees at a luncheon in Manhattan. For those who may not be aware, the…
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