August 24, 2017

Increasing Health Care Costs Crowding out Retirement Benefits

A new study finds that while health care costs for active employees have more than doubled since 2001, retirement benefit costs have actually decreased as a percent of wages during that time.

August 22, 2017

Improving Economy Boosting Retirement Plans

A new report finds employer matches to 401(k)s are increasing as the economy improves.

August 17, 2017

Paid Sick Leave Law Goes into Effect in Arizona

Last month Arizona became the seventh state mandating employees have access to paid sick leave.

August 15, 2017

New Kinds of Funds Growing Among 401(k) Investments

Target Date Funds are 401(k) investment options that make automatic investment allocations. More than half of all workers have money in TDFs or similar funds.

July 28, 2017

Americans Worried About Their Health Care Can Breathe a Little Easier

Senate Democrats and three Republicans say no to disastrous health care bill. 

July 25, 2017

Medicaid Protects all Working Families

Republicans are voting on a bill this week to end health care coverage for 22 million American, 15 million of whom will lose coverage from a 26% cut to Medicaid. A recent story illustrates why Medicaid is an important program for all working families.

July 20, 2017

CWAers Fight Attack on Health Care

CWA participated in a Save Medicaid press event in Toledo.

July 13, 2017

Call Your Senator: Tell Them to Oppose New GOP Health Care Bill

The Senate Republicans released their new health care bill today.

July 11, 2017

Chronic Condition are Driving Health Cost Increases

A recent study of national health spending found that Americans with five or more chronic conditions make up 12 percent of the population but account for 41 percent of total health care spending. Americans with at least one chronic condition account for 90% of all costs.

July 6, 2017

GOP Health Care Bill is Massive Tax Giveaway to the Wealthy

With Senators home for recess, CWAers have been working hard to oppose the Senate Republicans' health care bill.

July 6, 2017

Employer Survey Finds Alternative Approaches to Reducing Health Care Costs

The Midwest Business Group on Health has a new survey showing employers are exploring new approaches to their health care plans.

June 29, 2017

GOP Health Care Bill Would Throw 22 Million off Insurance

Republicans are trying to ram their health care bill through the Senate before the voters who sent them to Washington realize just how bad this plan is.

June 22, 2017

CWA Statement on the Senate's Health Care Plan

CWA reacts to the unveiled Senate Republican health care bill.

June 22, 2017

'Malicious Intent' of House Legislation in Full View

CWA General Counsel Jody Calemine testified before a House Subcommittee last week on three bills that would deny workers the right to bargain.

June 19, 2017

Employer Coverage for 27 Million American will be Cut Under Republican Health Care Repeal

The health care repeal bill currently being considered in the Senate will hit millions of Americans with employer health benefits.

June 16, 2017

The GOP Health Care Repeal Bill Will Cost 1 Million Jobs

The Republicans health care repeal bill currently being considered in the Senate will take coverage away from 23 million people by 2026. A new analysis finds that it will also cost nearly 1 million American jobs.

June 8, 2017

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Contribute to High Drug Costs

Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are middle-men who perform administrative functions for our benefit plans. They use market power and non-transparent business practices to make money at the expense of pharmacies, employers, and plan enrollees.

June 6, 2017

2018 Rules Announced for High-Deductible Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts

Every year the IRS updates the deductible and out-of-pocket maximum requirements for a plan to qualify as a high-deductible health plan (HDHP).

June 1, 2017

The Republican Health Care Repeal Bill Undermines Employer Benefits

For union members with employer coverage, the Republican health care repeal opens up new loopholes to reduce coverage while preserving a devastating tax on our benefits.

May 30, 2017

Republican Health Care Repeal Bill Takes Coverage from 23 Million People

Last month Republicans in the House of Representatives rushed their health care repeal bill to passage without an analysis of the its costs or impact on coverage. We now know that 23 million Americans would lose coverage over the next 10 years under this bill.

May 25, 2017

CWA Condemns Budget Handout to the Top 1%

CWA President Chris Shelton issued this statement on the Trump administration's budget released this week.

May 11, 2017

Attacks on Your Health Care in the Republican Repeal Bill

Last week, House Republicans passed an Affordable Care Act (ACA) health care repeal bill.

May 4, 2017

CWA Statement on House Vote on Health Care

A statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on today's House vote on health care legislation.