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Our labor union is ramping up for contract extortion this October.
Their "big thing" this year is insurance. Our HMO policy went up 65% last October, is expected to go up again this year (goes up every year, usually something like $10, went up $68 every paycheck last year).
I told them it makes no difference, they'll all be on Govt. Health Care by the time 2 years is up.
Our employer currently spends about $17,000 a year on the HMO policy, PER PERSON.
The "tax" from dropping it and shoving us all to Obamacare, $2,000, PER PERSON.
Savings of close to 15 million dollars a year for every 1,000 employees.
An expense reduced by 85%.
____________________ Welcome to the future people. You are 49% (or less).
The Dolists have spoken and they are in the majority. Incompetence is rewarded with continued leadership, "illegal" immigration is nonexistent, all are welcome and due whatever they want.