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Union advantage: Higher pay plus better benefits

Union members on average make 27 percent more than non-union workers doing similar work, new data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics shows.

“That doesn’t mean that you’ll automatically get a 27 percent pay increase if you vote in a union at your company,” said Jon Holden, the president of… 476 more words

Labor Relations

3 Signs You May Need A Second Opinion About Benefits

It’s often a good idea to get a second opinion before making a big decision. Because of the dramatic changes influenced by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other factors, the employee benefits strategy you have utilized until now may be unavailable, inadequate, or dramatically more expensive in 2015.  233 more words

Health Care

Healthy Michigan Plan enrollment surpasses 400,000

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) today announced that the Healthy Michigan Plan has reached more than 400,000 enrollees.

Gov. Rick Snyder and the state of Michigan launched enrollment on April 1 to extend health care benefits to a half-million low-income residents. 352 more words

Local News

Insurers Using Generic Drugs To Shift Costs To Sick?

A New Way Insurers are Shifting Costs to the Sick, by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica (This story was co-published with The New York Times’ The Upshot. 248 more words

Health Law

The Agonizing Road to Health Benefits

First, I’m putting it out there that I  recently turned 65. Bad enough that two-thirds of this planet reclassified me as a “senior citizen” on that momentous day in August. 661 more words

Business