Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act’

May
2014
29

Once a Bargaining Chip, Health Care Now Handcuffing Unions at the Negotiating Table Under ACA

  The Affordable Care Act has become a progressive pillar of President Obama’s tenure in the White House, but not everyone, even on the traditionally Democratic side of the political spectrum, is wholly thrilled with its implementation. As the Wall Street Journal explains, the Affordable Care Act has had a negative impact on labor...
Feb
2014
4

Snubbed by ACA, Major Unions Send Letter to Dem Leaders Predicting Tepid Midterm Election Mobilization from Membership

  The leaders of LiUNA! and Unite Here have written a letter to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suggesting that their membership will not campaign for Democratic candidates during the 2014 midterm elections if provisions of the Affordable Care Act which alter their health insurance programs are not...
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Jun
2013
5

CA Lawmakers Look to Close “The Walmart Loophole,” Ensure Big Co.’s Provide Health Care Under ACA

  California lawmakers are looking to close a possible loophole which would allow large employers like Wal-Mart to skirt the responsibility of providing health care in the lead up to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. ¬† As the state prepares to take on extra fiscal weight through its Medi-Cal program, legislators are looking...