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Honor Your Contracts and Pay Your Writers

    1. Petition by

      National Writers Union

Between September 2010 and February 2011, InnoVision Health Media published 13 articles by nine members of the National Writers Union in Natural Solutions magazine.

While Natural Solutions magazine commissioned, accepted and published the articles, its publisher, Dick Benson, has yet to pay most of these writers for their work.

Although Mr. Benson finally responded to messages from the NWU on April 26, 2011, when he sent an email saying, “We have paid many of these and we are expecting to pay the remaining invoices shortly,” only one member, who was owed $350, has actually received payment.

Since then, he has been silent.

Benson still owes the remaining eight writers a collective total of $11,510.12.

Obviously, it is unacceptable for Dick Benson to continue to publish Natural Solutions and solicit advertising dollars while several of his writers are waiting for payments that are long overdue.

Please show your support for these writers who did the work and deserved to be paid.  

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To:
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I just signed the following petition addressed to: Natural Solutions Magazine.

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I am appalled that you are refusing to pay members of the National Writers Union (UAW Local 1981) for their articles that you published in Natural Solutions.

Your delay in paying these writers is unacceptable.

I implore you to do the right thing and pay them today!

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Sincerely,

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Kristen Caven OAKLAND, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      Nice magazine, nice guy... but Dick Benson is a "preditor" - telling writers he'll pay top dollar and then never sending a check, no matter how many nice phone calls, emails, or faxed invoices. Stop this thief. Tell your friends to sign.

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    • Laura Dely ARLINGTON, VA
      • about 3 years ago

      It's wrong to steal, which is what Nat So is doing when it takes a writers work, publishes it, receives payment for that publication, and then fails to pay the contributor.

      Therefore, Nat Solutions is a thief!

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    • Elaine Campbell RANCHO MIRAGE, CA
      • about 3 years ago

      National Solutions Magazine personnel need to behave in an honorable manner.

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    • Walter Healey WOODBRIDGE, VA
      • about 3 years ago

      I am a writer

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    • Garry Stevens COLUMBIA, SC
      • about 3 years ago

      Pay the people what you owe them. This is the wrong way to treat people; this is the wrong way to do business. I understand exactly what type of person you are.

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