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Lead, follow or get out of the way came out saying that 'Obamacare,' also known as the Affordable Care Act, will not only bring down Health Insurance premiums, but will bring them down even more than expected. This comes not long after a different study showed medical...
Teachers, District far apart in labor talks

...year until late-spring.Under the district's proposal, the money used to pay a portion of the employees' health insurance premiums would instead be diverted to pay for salary increases of 1 percent in the first year of a new contract and 1...
Small businesses still figuring out Affordable Care Act

...qualifying for Medicaid under current guidelines would be better than continuing to work and not being able to afford health insurance premiums. "And that's the last thing we want," Roemmich said. "We want people to work. We want businesses to...
Health insurance changes coming Oct. 1 in Alaska for employers, individuals

...trillion over 10 years, Weinstein said.Those include a "Cadillac tax" on certain high-value plans, a tax on health insurance premiums, an excise tax on medical devices, the insurance mandate penalties and even a tax on tanning beds.Medicaid...
100 boats later, Homer boat company celebrates

...compared to most industries, Allen Engebretsen said, with a matching retirement plan and reimbursement for health insurance premiums. Most employees were born and raised in Homer and grew up on the water fishing."They know boats and have...
Juneau schools face bleak budgets

...Teachers also want the district to pay more toward health insurance premiums, the cost of which has gone up, and to grant...backward." Marks said he once paid nothing for health insurance premiums but now pays about $300 a month. Barbara Mitchell...
Free birth control mandate will hike prices for everyone

...amount. More specifically, you pay the smaller health insurance premiums to the insurer so that if you are one of the...lot more people getting those benefits and the health insurance premiums you pay would have to be increased substantially...
School district may cut up to 26 teachers

...Juneau Education Association's new contract already was in this school year's budget, to cover increased health insurance premiums and movement up the salary schedule, which rewards teachers for their experience. But the district will have...
Teachers far from contract agreement

...presented to the district earlier this summer. It includes raises of 4 percent and $800 a month to employee health insurance premiums. Going into talks Tuesday, the difference between the two sides' demands came to about $1.5 million...
Teachers, district headed to arbitration after mediation

...salary at each step to be increased. And they want the district to provide more money for teachers' monthly health insurance premiums. The parties have been discussing a two-year contract. The current contract expires June 30. Nonbinding...


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