As ObamaCare’s implementation draws near, the costs to unions could be fatal.
For private-sector unions, the biggest danger comes from the health law’s increased coverage requirements. New entitlements like eliminating pre-existing conditions from eligibility considerations and paying for dependents up to age 26 add enormous costs to health insurance plans.
The financial pain is particularly acute for unions that represent part-time workers in the retail, restaurant and food service industries. Operating under so-called Taft-Hartley agreements, these unions run non-profit health insurance…
"Young Americans are turning against Barack Obama and Obamacare, according to a new survey of millennials, people between the ages of 18 and 29 who are vital to the fortunes of the president and his signature health care law. The most startling finding of Harvard University's Institute of Politics: A majority of Americans under age 25 -- the youngest millennials -- would favor throwing Obama out…[more]