The features of the Stanocola Medical and Hospital Association are as follows:
It was conceived and organized and is owned, supported and operated by employees.
Membership is entirely voluntary.
It supplies necessary medical, hospital and nursing services to employee members and to their families.
There is only one rate of dues, regardless of the number of dependents.
The medical staff is on salary and mainly on full time.
Although it is employee owned and operated, the company is much interested in its success and lends its support by:
Making payroll deduction of dues.
Permitting deduction of dues from the company thrift fund. This fund is supported by regular, voluntary contributions by employees and by the company. Dues collected from this fund, as 85 per cent of them are, represent both employee and company contributions. Through the medium of this fund, members of the
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