Tag: Health Care

Tell Congress Not to Take Health Care Coverage from Working Families

Virtually everything working people have gained to improve health and retirement security since the 1940s is now at risk, including Medicare, Medicaid, workplace health plans, the Affordable Care Act and Social Security. Republicans in Congress are rushing to approve legislation that effectively would end these programs without providing a replacement for the 30 million Americans who will become uninsured. Working People Shouldn’t Lose Health Care Coverage: Repealing the Affordable Care Act without any replacement would collapse the insurance market and strip coverage from 30 million Americans. Workplace Coverage Shouldn’t Be Gutted While the Wealthy Gain Tax Breaks: GOP proposals include ... Read more

Call Now! Stop GOP’s New Health Care Bill

In March, House Republicans tried to pass the “American Health Care Act”, also known as the AHCA. Thanks to your activism, Speaker Ryan pulled the bill and it was not voted on. The AHCA would have repealed and replaced the Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare. It would have given millionaires, billionaires, and insurance and pharmaceutical companies huge tax breaks, while taxing good health insurance plans, like those bargained for by the UAW, to pay for them. Enter your phone number to be connected to your Congressional Representative and tell them to oppose the new plan to tax your health ... Read more

Ruling keeps health care benefits intact for UAW retirees in Ohio

DETROIT –Retirees from a closed Moen International facility in Ohio will continue to receive their health care benefits, thanks to a group of Ken Lortz, UAW Region 2B Director retirees and the UAW who successfully convinced a federal judge that their contract was clear on the issue. U.S. District Judge James Gwin ruled on Tuesday that the collective bargaining agreements the UAW negotiated with Moen International and its predecessors, including an agreement negotiated in 2008 over the closing of the Elyria facility, were clear and granted summary judgment to the union and its retirees. Judge Gwin ruled that the retiree ... Read more