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Unions Frustrated With Unintended Consequences of Obamacare

When President Obama pushed his health care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters.

But some unions leaders have grown frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the new law -- problems that they say could jeopardize the health benefits offered to millions of their members.

The issue could create a political headache next year for Democrats facing re-election if disgruntled union members believe the Obama administration and Congress aren't working to fix the problem.

"It makes an untruth out of what the president said, that if you like your insurance, you could keep it," said Joe Hansen, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. "That is not going to be true for millions of workers now."

h/t Adam Simpson

Source: CBS News. Read full article. (link)

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  • JWatts||

    Wait, their surprised and upset that workers with deluxe health insurance are being forced to subsidize those without? Well, obviously they weren't paying much attention if this part is news to them.

  • Jose Chung||

    Mmmmm.... Union thug tears are yummy! Keep em coming.

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