Dear 12 Club Member,
This year we are communicating with our members via email.
Our email address is: email@example.com.
You can email us when you need to claim your benefits or with any questions may have.
Please help us keep our records current by letting us know if any of your contact information changes.
We also have a new mailing address:
c/o Debra Simmons
170 West End Ave #19J
New York, NY 10023
Please mail in your check or give it to one of your 12 Club representatives:
Debra Simmons, Ann Schoen or Gary Boyarsky.
Our dues are still $35 per year and the benefit is $165 per week when on “no-pay”.
Deadline for enrollment is Friday, March 31st, 2017.
“12 CLUB’’ BY-LAWS
2017 – 2018
The “12 Club” was established to financially aid members who become ill or injured for a prolonged period of time.
The “12 Club”
is an independent, non-profit organization and is not a part of Disney, ABC
Inc., or NABET-CWA.
In order to join the “12 Club’’, an applicant must:
be gainfully employed and not receiving payments from ABC, Inc. due to
illness or injury, and
d. be under the age of
65. A person may continue membership past the age of 65, if that person was a
member for the five consecutive years prior to becoming 65 years of age.
e. Members who allow their
membership to lapse shall be considered new members when they join the “12
g. Membership dues shall be
$35.00 for the year April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018.
A new member must be vested in the “12 Club” for one year to be eligible
to receive payments.
New company hires of less than three years from their hiring date may
collect benefits in their first year of membership to the club.
c. To be eligible for payment, a member must be able to present satisfactory evidence of genuine disability due to illness or injury.
It is the member’s
responsibility to provide evidence of no-pay.
During the twelve-week period, $165.00 will be
paid for each week that the member is on no-pay.
5. Governing Committee
Debra Simmons, Ann Schoen and Gary
In order to be a member of the “12 Club” governing committee, a member’s
dues must be paid for the current year.
c. When a governing committee member wishes to resign, a replacement will be chosen.
The new committee member must be approved by a majority of the existing
d. A majority of the committee is necessary to change the rules of the club. If a majority of the committee cannot be assembled, those absent may vote by written proxy.
The absent members will be informed of the new business.
Within a period of one week after receiving the information, the members will be allowed to vote on the new business.
a. The committee has the right to change the payment plan, even if payments to a member have begun.
majority of committee member votes will be required to change the payment plan.
Changes will be made when necessary to avoid insolvency.
b. If cut backs in payments become necessary, members who have received the most payments will be cut back first.
a. All monies owned by the “12 Club” will be
kept in the A.B.E. Credit Union.
b. The signatures of two committee members are required for withdrawals of funds from the “12 Club” account either for payment to members or for supplies to operate the club.
The signatures of one committee member and the authorized A.B.E. Credit Union representative are also acceptable for withdrawals.
9. In The Event The Club Disbands
a. All monies credited to
the “12 Club” account will be divided equally among the current membership of
the fiscal year in which the club disbands.
Monies must be distributed to members no later than six months after the
c. Prior to any distribution to members, adequate monies will be escrowed to pay members who are already receiving benefits.