Thursday, January 14, 2010

Right-to-work Members Oppose Cadillac Tax on Health Care

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ALG Urges Right-to-Work Members of Congress to Oppose "Cadillac Tax" Health Care Penalty on Non-Union Workers
Written by ALG News
Thursday, 14 January 2010 13:32


Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson today in a letter urged members of Congress from 22 "right-to-work" states to oppose a 40 percent excise tax on non-union health care plans that "will hit your states and districts particularly hard, and is grossly unfair to non-union workers."

"Only now," Wilson said in a statement, "are the unions exempted in a deal hand-crafted by Barack Obama."

"It is up to Senators and Congressmen of right-to-work states to stop this tax on non-union health benefits dead in its tracks," Wilson said, concluding, "There is too much at stake. 92 percent of workers not in unions must not be forced to subsidize the other 8 percent who receive union health benefits."

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