Health insurance law putting strain on public unions

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Municipalities nationwide are putting the pressure on their unions to accept cheaper benefits. Towns and cities across the United States are now placing pressure on their municipal unions to start accepting cheaper health insurance benefits ahead of an element of the implementation of one of the healthcare reform components that will place a tax on more expensive plans as of 2018. The Affordable Care Act includes a so-called “Cadillac tax”, which was created following the advice of economists. The economists argued that health insurance that was more expensive, in which…

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