White House Rejects Subsidies For Union Health Plans

Law360, Los Angeles (September 13, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT) -- The White House on Friday said that low-income workers on union health plans will not be eligible for the same federal subsidies offered to those who buy insurance in the new state health care marketplaces, rejecting a request from labor unions, according to news reports.

The announcement comes two days after the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations adopted a resolution blasting portions of the Affordable Care Act for driving up the costs of union-sponsored health insurance plans, calling for the elimination of...
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