1/30/2014

Even unions are getting angrier and angrier about Obamacare

Without huge support from unions Obamacare would never have gotten passed.  From The Hill newspaper:
Leaders of major labor unions say they are “bitterly disappointed” with the regulatory changes made to ObamaCare, arguing they do little to help workers who are suffering under the law. 
In a letter dated Monday, leaders of major unions told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that proposed regulations for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would do nothing to help union health plans. 
“If the administration honestly thinks that these proposed rules are responsive to our concerns, they were not listening or they simply did not care,” read the letter from Terry O’Sullivan, president of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), and D. Taylor, president of Unite Here. 
They said the administration has failed to address their concerns about worker health plans, and the healthcare law threatens to lower living standards for the working class.
“It would be a sad irony if the signature legislative accomplishment of an administration committed to reducing income inequality cut living standards for middle income and low wage workers,” the labor leaders wrote. . . .

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Blogger Tim Butler said...

I find it amusing that the unions are "shocked, shocked I say", that they were actually lied to by a politician. Oh, the irony!

2/05/2014 11:26 PM  

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