Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
Today in Labor History

Oct. 21, 1933: Wisconsin dairy farmers begin their third strike of the year in an attempt to raise the price of milk paid to producers during the Great Depression. Several creameries were bombed before the strike ended a month later. The economy eventually improved, allowing the farmers to make more money.

Member Login


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
Health Insurers Threaten to Increase Premiums, Even as Profits Soar
Posted On: Mar 26, 2013

Mar. 25, 2013 | HEALTH CARE | Some of the nations largest health insurance companies are warning investors that they'll raise insurance premiums by as much as 116% next year, as the coverage expansion provisions in the Affordable Care Act go into effect and millions of uninsured Americans begin purchasing coverage. The threats of premium increases come as the industry is experiencing record profits are are part of the well-coordinated publicity campaign to alarm Americans about the cost of coverage, while downplaying mechanisms in the law that will cushion them from rate shock…Insurers have long complained that the law's more rigorous standards would raise prices, although since the [ACA] was signed into law, national health expenditures have decreased…Continue reading at Think Progress

UnionActive Newswire
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Oct. 21 (12:43)

JCBA Update 10.21.16
TWU Local 568
IAM/TWU Association Negotiations Update
TWU Local 513
Aaron McPherson Poker Run
FOP Tulsa Lodge 93
Guide for First time voters
602 membership meeting Nov. 6
Lansing Labor News
She Will Fix It
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Teamsters Local 992
Copyright © 2016, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

Top of Page image