WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Obamacare isn't set tp take effect until January 1st of next year, but U-P-S is already blaming President Obama's new healthcare plan for its decision to cut 15,000 workers' spouses from its insurance rolls. }}" />

   
 
 
UPS Says Obamacare Forces Spouses From Health Insurance

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 8/22/2013 Obamacare isn't set tp take effect until January 1st of next year. But U-P-S is already blaming President Obama's new healthcare plan for its decision to cut 15,000 workers' spouses from its insurance rolls. In a memo to employees, U-P-S said it will discontinue coverage of husbands and wives eligible for insurance with their own employers. U-P-S told the nonprofit news agency, Kaiser Health News, it expects its health care costs to increase more than 11-percent next year. The company blamed several aspects of Obamacare, including its requirement that dependent children be covered up until age 26. In the memo, U-P-S said it's willing to take care of its own, but it will not bear a burden other companies can take on.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A Madison Township family made it safely out of their burning home Sunday morning, but the family cat may have died in the fire. Full Story
Image1 The new year bringing a change in administration for Pioneer Career and Technology Center. Full Story
 
Image1 While you're rushing around on Christmas Eve with the last- minute shoppers, why not take a moment to give back? Full Story
Image1 Richland Correctional Institution has a tradition of helping to brighten Christmas for a family who otherwise could not afford gifts. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

RiCI Presents Christmas Gifts To Adopted Family

Ashland FFA Alumni Hold Annual Farm Toy Show

Richland Public Health Presents Check To Harmony House

Mansfield Police Warns Of Overdue Water Bill Scam

Ontario Police Collect Toys for Tots

Family Holiday Program Lets RiCI Inmates Visit with Family

Mansfield hotels offering free rooms on Christmas Eve

More News