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You apply in your home state.

Posted By: CMT-me on 2006-05-09
In Reply to: Do we apply for unemployment in OH or in our home state? sm - NiceGirl

You may well be able to do it online .. check it out.

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Do we apply for unemployment in OH or in our home state? sm
Do we apply online where the company is based or where we live? I've never been in this situation before.

Wouldn't we all..but I did apply and have not heard anything. See the post below where they state
the work is consistent and sporadic.  I just figured something like that could be a good IC job and still keep my FT.
In the early days, MedQuist said working at home was a benefit, therefore at-home sm
employees did not receive as many benefits as those working in-house.  As I believe, it was something like at-home employees got 3 days off a year versus 10 days for the in-office employees -- WHAT?!!!  I told them it made no sense to me, since by working at home I was saving them money -- no need to provide office space, equipment, references, utilities, etc. -- yet I get shafted.  I was only part-time when they took over the previous company with their great policies, and I told them to kiss where I can't. 
Unless something has changed, health insurance rates vary state by state, so we may not have the
info you need.  I'm an IC so I don't have benefits.
You are correct. The state that rules is the state the employee lives in.
My state laws has is spelled out in their Code. If another state does not withhold, they are fined heavily and if they don't withhold for years, their fines are pretty bad. I worked for a Florida co that did not withhold income tax for my state even after I brought it to their attention in the state code. They kept saying that they would eventually and never did. After two plus years and when I left, I made it known to my state all the conversations, the state refunded me all late fees they charged me and then said they were going after the company in Florida because they had many employees in our state. They deserved it. They knew better.
The state you live in or the state where the MTSO is located? nm
If company is in state that has no state taxes
they are not required to take out state taxes.  It's enough to keep up with your own state tax law code, could you imagine having to stay abreast of 49 other state tax codes?  The cost would be huge and ultimately passed on to us by lower line rates.  Regardless of who owes the tax, someone has to pay it.  Just a matter of convenience I guess. 
Not state by state, federal labor law - sm
and you don't have to be asked. If you work it, asked or not, they have to pay time and a half OT rate for hours worked over 40 in a week.

Taken right from U.S. Dept of Labor -
An employer who requires or PERMITS an employee to work overtime is generally required to pay the employee premium pay for such overtime work. Employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)MUST receive overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek of at least one and one-half times their regular rates of pay. The FLSA does not require overtime pay for work on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or regular days of rest.

Extra pay for working weekends or nights is a matter of agreement between the employer and the employee (or the employee's representative). The FLSA does not require extra pay for weekend or night work or double time pay.

Different state to state. You would be surprised to find

IC can be defined differently state to state.  Even the IRS cannot come up with a definitive set of rules.  You would be surprised how many ICs actually get unemployment in some states.  If the unemployment claim form asks specifically if you are an independent contractor, do not lie, but if it does not, do not volunteer it.  Let the company prove you are a true IC according to the rules of your state.  All you lose is a few minutes filling out the claim form.  I would only do it as a last resort.  If you can find work fast, by all means go for it, but the way things are now with all the VR and off-shoring, it is a backup if you cannot find work.  No one should go hungry because they are afraid to file for Unemployment as an IC. 


They should take out state taxes for the state
It varies from state to state
Varies from state to state
My own state recognizes partial unemployment, too, when your work gets cut down to half of your regular workload/income.
They must deduct FEDERAL taxes.. NOT STATE taxes.. if they took out state taxes.. it would be FLORID
which would only have to be refunded to you for you to pay YOUR state what you owe them which is nothing but a pain... be glad they weren't handling your state tax.. and I think in this case.. if someone at the IRS told you they have to deduct YOUR states taxes.. it is that person who is uneducated... they only have to deduce federal income tax

1) Explain what you need in schedule; I'm sure you'll get it.

2) IF it is brought up, explain. I'm sure you'll be fine with that!

why don't YOU apply with OSI?
Please don't apply because ...sm
you can't even spell why ruin a good thing for the rest of us?   As far as ads being posted well duh - the company is growing with large accounts being added continuously.  Nothing wrong with new business!!! 
I would apply for another job
One that gets good comments AND takes out taxes :-)

BTW, that's what I did and start the first of the year, couldn't be happier!
Don't apply there then, what can I tell you.
Again if that is so, why would you need to apply at DSG?
You come on here knocking them down for not responding to your holey (misspelled on purpose) self.
Why do I need to apply? No, I don't need
for any amount of money.
Please - where did you apply?
Please, where did you apply?  Yes, I do have a letter of recommendation from her.  I've got 3 kids to support on my own, and I feel so discouraged. 
How do I apply?
Do they have a website? Thanks!
MW MTS, apply to
TransTech..they are growing and wonderful to work for, and do not outsource to India. 
Does that apply to ICs too?
Thanks! I will apply and see what happens. NM

Did you apply for the
prn ad?
Apply at TT
with TT112
I always look, never apply.

But there are still a lot of hits and I imagine a lot of serious lookers from the posts here.

So how do you apply at MDI?
I visited their website but saw no place to apply. How do I go about doing this?
Did anyone apply for the job (sm)

Did anyone apply for the job that was on the job seeker's board with CLK transcription, the nonmedical transcriptionist?  If so, just wondering if anyone has heard back from them.  I sent my resume in, but have not heard anything yet. 

thanks in advance!

Where did you apply? sm
Do you just send cover letter/resume through contact information. There is no actual place to apply at on the web site. Thanks!
How do you apply?
How do you apply to MDI-MD? I didn't see a link on their site.
All you can do is apply and see what happens!!!
Why not apply for both and see what happens?
How to apply at MDI-MD
Can anyone tell me how I go about submitting an application/resume with MDI-MD? They don't seem to have a link on their website, unless I have the wrong one! Thanks very much.
Would anyone apply here? sm

Just out of curiousity, how many of you on this board right now would apply for this job? The pay is less than minimum wage, they supply no equipment and looks like you may as well make yourself available 7 days a week. I am serious here, is anyone that is looking going to apply here?

We have another position open. This is an IC position transcribing for a few acute care hospitals, as well as a few specialty clinics. The position is part-time, requring M-F (evenings only) and Sat and Sun (hours flexible).

All candidates must posess at least 2 years of acute care experience (not counting schooling).

Other requirements are as follows:
High speed internet connection.
Universal foot pedal.
Windows 2000 or XP (NO Vista).
Microsoft Word 2000 or greater (no Word Pad).
MT U.S. based.
MT easily reached by phone or email.

We area reliable company that offers direct deposit. Pay starts at .07 cents per 65 character line including spaces. Raise will be given when MT is on their own needing minimal QA.


I think I will apply
I have not had steady work since Thanksgiving and it sounds like they have work, think I will apply.  I hope they have employee positions.  Kim.
Ever apply for a job and get a
ticket number back?  I guess they will call when they get to my ticket number.  That doesn't sound like a shortage of MTs to me.
All you can do is ask when you apply.
That could apply to just about anyone,
I feel the same way. If you want me to spend hours proof-reading and looking up the addresses of obscure doctors in the Middle-of-Nowhere, USA, then give that 3 cpl you're paying the so-called 'Editors' (and I use the term extremely loosely!), and give it to ME. Then I'll do all that demographic detail crap.
No, I was going to apply and I know last sm
week people were saying it might be bad?  Just wondering before I test, that's all.  I can't read it because I don't work there.
what you are saying does not apply in these
terrible times. How can you say, 'if you don't like it in 1 company, quit and look for a better company. They are all equal, more or less and jobs are scarce.
It is not proven yet that using the shortcuts brings the speed up. Not for everybody, some people are just 'mouse people' and prefer to continue to work with the mouse. Using the shortcuts is optional and pitting a lot of stress on only 3-4 fingers hitting constantly the Ctrl- and Alt- button in combination with others.
Also, the poster who said that editing isn't even editing anymore, meant, and she is right, that editing has often gone so bad that it is often better to delete the whole document and type it up anew. And this for the VR rate that is 50% of the straight rate.
I don't think I can apply though
cuz I don't have a the foot PEDDLE they require in the ad;-)  Good gravy, they should have QA for their ads.  Guess recruiters don't have to understand the industry at all anymore.  But bet they get paid more than MTs at this CPL. 
There is a box that says Apply Now -
That's where I always click, and it brings up another page where you copy and paste your resume. It seems to work for me. I haven't gotten a good job yet, but at least I think I'm applying right! :)
How To Apply With MDI

Could someone tell me how to apply with MDI.  I went to their web site and wrote them under their Contact Us link, but I have had no reply.  Other than sending them my resume through the Contact Us link, there's no way currently to apply from their site.  It may be that they are not accepting new applicants at this time.

Any help appreciated.  Thanks.

Sure, an IC can APPLY
imagine it being granted, unless we ourselves contributed to the state fund as our own employer.  However, the application would at least help statistically show the true unemployment rate, and annoy our former company with having to respond. 
Apply at both,

see which one is more appealing to you when you pass their tests, and then make your choice.

In this economy and with all the low paying jobs, just getting a job will be good!

did that at home...
worked for a court reporter service typing depositions at home for a while. The biggest problem was that it seemed there were often 2 or 3 people talking at once and it was hard to tell one from the other. Things had to be verbatim to the letter, with absolutely every word spoken included in the report. I can see where it would be easier to do that in an office setting where you would be able to ask questions about things you were unsure of. The pay was excellent, but I found it really difficult to do it at home.
About MT at home

I am - or hopefully soon to be - was on eof those recruiters, and I coul dgive you a heads up on what they are thinking when they advertise, and what they really expect.

First, not all companies are making 14 cents or more a line with so much off shoring - BUT that doesn't mean they coud not give more. I have been asked to low-ball on many occasions. What a company needs to realize is that without MTs, there is no company. After soul searching, I will be leaving my inhouse job for an at-home MT position NOT WITH THEM. Now that I know what they do, I am hoping to cope, and work around it to make what I need without the stress. Cause the stress is making me physically ill, and I am too old and too professional and too qualifed to be treated the way they do. AND I wont be a part of their antics with the MTs. I mean how many times can a bank possibly make an error. MTs are smarter than that. Them leaving would only make my life more stressful in the office.


Yup. Only 2 at home still, 12 & 17 NM.
I am not sure which State
The person I had E-mail contact with was named "Suzanne". I have no other info.

Thank you.