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Now tonight's century in the almost daily list of new problems cropping up with the president's health care law.
A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests low income adults.
Who can obtain health coverage from the law's Medicaid expansion instead of from their jobs.
May simply quit or avoid looking for work.
The study estimates between a half million and a million people might take this route.
Trouble with the base tonight for President Obama won his core support groups big labor is complaining about his signature legislation.
Health Care Reform.
Chief national correspondent Jim Angle tells us what they're fighting about.
Major unions including the teachers are now sternly warning congress that obamacare is a disaster for them the leaders of three large union sent a letter to senator Harry Reid and house democratic leader Nancy Pelosi.
Warning that quote time is running out congress wrote this law we voted for you we have a problem do you need to fix it.
We have some angry people out there and they probably supplied money and votes to get Barack Obama elected and and now they feel betrayed.
The union's first complaint to the administration saying remembers and given -- -- -- he had health benefits and now fear they'll be competing against nonunion firms who workers will get subsidies for insurance.
-- their concern is that the plans that they offer to their employees.
May no longer be viable under the Affordable Care Act.
These twenty million union members want the same subsidies others yet which would explode the costs of Obama care.
They say their complaints were met by a stone wall at the White House so now they're pressing congress arguing though all -- quote.
Destroy the very health and well being of our members along with the millions of other hardworking Americans.
The letter also complained that obamacare change the definition of part time to less than thirty hours encouraging employers to cut hours.
That -- -- the unions and employers.
The union letter says the law -- quote destroy the foundation of the forty hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class.
The idea being forty hours is what standard business operating procedure for full time employees.
-- why would we want to change that.
Union leaders seem to fear that benefits from the government threatened to weaken their hold on their members -- the government comes along and gives health insurance is just as good.
For the nonunion employees.
21 can ask -- why do we have a union first -- there is an effort in congress to fix -- the unions complain about but supporters don't see it happening.
I -- the reality is.
There's going to pass this congress then changes the Affordable Care Act.
Even with prodding from the -- the administration doesn't want to admit there's anything wrong with the law and Republicans have a little interest in rescuing the president and Democrats.
From a problem of their own make it.
-- our Jim thank you.
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