479 NEWS

Plan C Health Benefits Open Enrollment

Logging in to the National Benefits Fund online

At the end of each November the IATSE National Benefits Fund (NBF) sends members an Open Enrollment statement for the IATSE National Health & Welfare Fund Plan C.  Open Enrollment is an approximately three-week period in which new members may select insurance coverage and existing members may elect to change their coverage. You must select your desired coverage for the upcoming quarter or you will be automatically assigned a default selection, based on (more…)

Lynda.com Subscriptions Year 3

This summer marks the third year of IATSE’s partnership with Lynda.com, an online training resource featuring in-depth tutorials on a variety of subjects including craft-specific topics, leadership training, and software guides.

 

 

The International is once again offering an annual premium discounted subscription to Lynda.com to members in good standing. An annual subscription to this service may normally cost up to $359, but our members can purchase an annual subscription for only $25 – (more…)

Understanding Worker’s Comp Insurance

Understanding Worker’s Comp Insurance

You’ve undoubtedly heard the term “Worker’s Comp” at some point in your life, but like many people you may not know what it is or how it works. Put simply, Worker’s Comp stands for “Worker’s Compensation”, which is a form of insurance designed to provide wage replacement and medical benefits to a worker who suffers injury or illness in the workplace.

If you are so unfortunate as to suffer an injury at work which prevents you from returning to your job you may qualify for Worker’s Comp for the duration of the time you are unable to work. However, there are certain requirements for which you must (more…)

How to Update Your Contact Information

Example My Account Page

Are you planning a move? Has your telephone number or email address recently changed? It’s important to update all of this information with the Local, or you may not receive membership stamps or ballots. Depending on your billing preferences (paperless/paper), you may also miss invoices or notices of Bad (more…)

How to Reset Your Member Dashboard Password

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Forgotten your password to the Member Dashboard website? This post will take you through the necessary steps for resetting your password so you can access your account and other member-only information like productions lists, meeting minutes, insurance, and the ability to pay your dues electronically… (more…)