Tag Archives: AFL-CIO

Administration rejects labor’s request for ObamaCare subsidies

From TheHill.com, By Kevin Bogardus and Justin Sink, 09/13/13 –

Trumka-1The Obama administration on Friday denied a request from labor unions to have their healthcare plans receive tax subsidies under ObamaCare.

A White House official said the Treasury Department has determined that the healthcare plans used by many union members — known as multi-employer or Taft-Hartley plans — cannot be made eligible for subsidies that are intended to help uninsured people afford coverage.

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Obama rulemaking seen as deeply flawed

From TheHill.com, By Ben Goad and Julian Hattem, 09/03/13 – In the national debate over regulations, there is one thing upon which all  sides can agree: the federal rulemaking system is deeply flawed.
Over the years, Congress and presidents have  tinkered with the inner-workings of the regulatory apparatus, placing new  restrictions on agencies charged with writing rules, and ordering them to root  out those that are outdated or overly burdensome.

Group sues NLRB for Boeing documents

by Keith Laing – 08/16/11 05:01 PM ET – A conservative legal watchdog group has sued the National Labor Relations Board for documents related to its case against airplane manufacturer Boeing that the panel has been hesitant to release. Continue reading →