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But there's a position with the labor unions air beginning we're just -- -- sort of break ranks with the Obama administration over the issue of health care is this the first chink in the armor.
Of the Obama administration are one of many may be absolutely -- several unions -- ahead and clearly endorse that President Obama not once but twice for president and now they're getting very anxious about the Obama administration's implementation of the health care law which obviously gonna -- and affect the bulk of it on January want.
What the unions are saying is that the subsidies that would go from multi employer plans and this is that these that type of health plans that that unions and management negotiate.
They wouldn't get the subsidies that other planes in the exchanges wouldn't -- kind of assumed that they would these plans to get the subsidies.
So what they're saying is that is can actually break the promise that president -- what he's trying to get the votes to pass the bill in 2090 -- intent.
And that if you like it coverage you can keep it what they're warning is that unless the Obama initiation shifts.
This is going to be a major problem for gay union members and it's not just one unions UF CW we also have.
The -- union has come out against it.
And more and more unions are predicted that are gonna come out and say listen you've got to give these plans -- tax subsidies in order to keep.
The coverage they have in place now the problem is.
This would add an enormous amount.
Money to the price tag of a lot not clear how exactly how much.
But unions are very -- the fact of going public with it there was an op Ed in our paper that ran.
From a major union.
And as well as the story that we wrote so this is this is a problem for the administration -- -- houses -- -- voted for the 2014.
Mid -- elections as can be but can be good because the unions are the ones of a huge supporters of the Obama administration.
Yeah absolutely and that's what they're they're threatening in any kind of veiled threats here is that if this is a problem and Democrats are anxious on Capitol Hill about the implementation of obamacare which at the senior level Democrat.
Requested anonymity but he said it's it's is number one concern I mean a lot of scandals going on right now with the IRS we have the AP questions.
But I think Obama -- going to be number one in 2014.
And that the unions have to show to show up in the mid term elections because usually it's a totally different electorate and the presidential election he's got to get your base -- And -- the unions are disenchanted.
But they've lost coverage.
That they're gonna be very mad and then they're not gonna show up the -- and -- for Republicans.
But they're not gonna -- but the polls and and remember the senate is could be up for grabs in 2014 Republicans could win the senate -- what.
Well I have to say that Obama is pretty good -- it sort of you know jockeying position and not politically working around his his -- so I'm not sure how much that's gonna help he's got a year.
A year plus to -- to work that out.
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