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 The 300-plus employees, technically co-owners, of Lifetouch Church Directories in Galion had a special visitor Wednesday. Full Story
Image1 A fun competition with a great educational lesson was held Wednesday in the natatorium at Colonel Crawford High School. Full Story
 
Image1 A financial recovery plan for Mansfield City Schools was approved Tuesday afternoon. Full Story
Image1 HomeCare Matters Home Health and Hospice held their largest fundraising event of the year Tuesday evening at William Crawford Intermediate School. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

HomeCare Matters Hosts Celebrity Waiter Auction

Baby's death leads to meth lab

Start Talking Initiative Helps Address Youth Drug Epidemic

Growth and Development Goals Presented To Richland County

Red Cross Hero Awards Set For May 1

Mansfield Man Indicted On Heroin And Cocaine Dealing Charges

Eagle Scout Candidate Indicted For Rape Claim At Blood Drive

Mansfield Native Prepares for 4th Iditarod

Lexington Plants Three Trees For Arbor Day Celebration

Center celebrates transition in leadership with book sale

Weirich Waste Teams Up With Stingel For Recycle Days

More News