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Jan. 27, 1969
A group of Detroit African-American auto workers known as the Eldon Avenue Axle Plant Revolutionary Union Movement leads a wildcat strike against racism and bad working conditions. They are critical of both automakers and the UAW, condemning the seniority system and grievance procedures as racist. ~ DC Labor

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Teamsters Local 104 Endorses Ruben Gallego for U.S. Senate
Teamsters Local Union No. 104
Protecting LiteBlue from Cyber Criminals: Multifactor Authentication Required After January 15
Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
APWU Position on Employees Who Have Had Direct Deposits Stolen in LiteBlue Fraud
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The Debt Ceiling and Postal Workers
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Week Ending 1/27/2023
Teamsters Local 355
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Teamsters Local 570
 
     
Repeal the 40% excise tax on worker's health benefits
Posted On: Apr 27, 2017

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... included in the Affordable Care Act. As the AHCA stands with or without the new amendment, this tax is still included in the legislation, albeit with a further delay. The Teamsters Union is urging Congress to include a full repeal of the 40% excise tax also known as the “Cadillac Tax” rather than simply delaying the tax. The “Cadillac Tax” would ultimately reduce the health benefits that hard working Americans receive and increase out of pocket costs.

The Teamsters are hopeful that legislators will see that any policy that taxes employer-sponsored insurance is detrimental to American workers and imposes real financial costs to both employers and employees.

Contact your member of Congress now and tell them to repeal the 40% excise tax on comprehensive insurance plans.


 
 
Teamsters Local 992
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