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Watch for dramatic declines in employer-provided health insurance

CASPER, Wyo. - Most American workers value their employer-provided health insurance. It gives them the security of knowing they can get the care they need, from the doctor they want, at a price they can afford...
Alaska senators should support employee free choice

...Alaska are better jobs. A union worker earns more money than a nonunion worker, is more likely to have employer-provided health insurance, and is four times more likely to have a pension. Unions are family friendly. Sound off on the important...
Gay couples fight to win equal medical, job benefits

...employees. Benefits vary widely. Some plans are financially significant while others are not. Some offer employer-provided health insurance while others only provide bereavement or sick leave or a membership at a gym. Nine of the 90-plus governments...
Free-market health care reform is just what the doctor ordered

...components to any free-market health-care reform. First, we need to move away from a system dominated by employer-provided health insurance and instead make health insurance personal and portable, controlled by the individual rather than government...
Union protests are America's Cairo moment

...k)'s sometimes derisively referred to as 201(k)s because of market volatility and the loss of employer-provided health insurance. Now the corporate-backed Republican Party is turning its firepower on the one exception to this sad...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: Dental experience made my jaw drop 4/7/98

...April 7, 1998 By JoAnn Wilson Ever wonder why you're paying a bigger portion of the cost of your employer-provided health insurance and why your health care plan seems to be covering less and less? A recent experience I had trying to...
Outside editorial: Now the hard part

...Your health care plan calls for taxing employer-provided health insurance worth more than a certain amount. That...perhaps fatally, the existing system of employer-provided health insurance that covers most Americans. Why do you...
Outside editorial: Obama should address deficit

...of health insurance, he should reconsider his opposition to changing the preferential tax treatment of employer-provided health insurance. Why should some taxpayers without health insurance subsidize the overly generous policies enjoyed by...


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