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Labor Campaign For Single Payer
Fighting for Health Care for All in the Age of Trump


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ACA Briefing Paper: Turning Chevys Into Cadillacs: The ACA Excise Tax and the Future of Healthcare Bargaining

Beginning in 2018, the so-called “Cadillac Tax”—a 40% excise tax on all health insurance plan costs in excess of certain limits–will take effect. This tax has the potential to turn every contract negotiation into a war zone. This briefing paper will help answer the following questions: What is the excise tax? Why do they call […]

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DNC votes down single payer… again. But the genie can’t be put back in the bottle.

Despite the fact that 81% of all Democrats support single payer, this past Saturday the full DNC Platform committee voted 92 to 66 against an amendment that would have added Medicare for All to the Democratic Party platform. Michael Lighty from National Nurses United proposed the amendment. “If this is controversial in this room,” he […]

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ACA Briefing Paper: 10 Things Unions Need to Look Out for When Bargaining Under Obamacare

10 Things Unions Need to Look Out for When Bargaining Under Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been the law of the land since 2010. Although its key Medicaid provision has been significantly weakened by the 2013 Supreme Court decision and it remains a target for attract and disruption by the right wing, it is clearly here to stay. The ACA is a very complex piece of legislation with a number of moving parts. (download our briefing paper)

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