Access to health care is a human right. But in America, it’s considered a benefit that must be bargained with an employer. Employer-paid full-family health coverage is one of the biggest differences between the typical union workplace and a non-union workplace. But the costs keep going up, and health coverage is today the biggest source of labor disputes.
Labor has two more years to kill the tax on costly health plans – Obamacare’s most hated feature
What do Hillary, Bernie and Paul Ryan have in common? They want to dump the looming Cadillac tax
Union members won the eight-hour day. Now it may be time to fight for the eight-hour night.
The Plumbers and Steamfitters retirees get a $575 incentive payment to attend wellness classes.
Deductibles triple in 10 years, and family premiums now average $17,545 a year.
A coalition calls for single-payer health care in Oregon
Enrollees also become members of Working America.
Portland Commissioner Steve Novick wants to bring both sides together to focus on better health
Hospitals would have to do charity care, disclose prices and quality, charge fair rates, cap CEO pay
Labor-affiliated health trusts are locked out of Obamacare’s benefits, and forced to pay its costs