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Federal Workers to be Included in Any Union Deals

Hoyer: Federal Workers’ Healthcare Plans Won’t Be Subject To Excise Tax. In the Washington Post (1/21) “Federal Diary” column, Joe Davidson says House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer “says federal employees need not worry about being left out of a provision in pending health insurance legislation that would allow state and local government workers and other unionized employees a five-year delay before possibly being hit by an excise tax on high-cost health insurance plans.” Though the Republican win a day earlier in the Massachusetts Senate race left the future of the legislation uncertain, Hoyer announced Wednesday that federal rank-and-file workers would not be subject to the tax until 2018.”

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January 21, 2010 - Posted by | Federal Government, healthcare | , , , ,

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