WASHINGTON - Union leaders aren't happy with the President's refusal to adapt Obamacare rules to service industry union members' health care plans already in place. The Hill reports:
Unions also argue that the law creates an incentive for employers to cut back on work hours for employees. Under ObamaCare, companies have to provide healthcare coverage to workers who work 30 hours or more a week — which could lead some employers to cut back on employee hours to avoid the requirement.
An AFL-CIO official said the labor federation supports a change to ObamaCare that extends the employer's healthcare coverage requirement to workers working less than 30 hours per week.
Unions also have problems with a “reinsurance” program to help early retirees that's financed by contributions from healthcare plans.
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