April 17, 2014

Report dependent SSNs to retain health coverage

This is a final effort to collect dependent Social Security numbers to comply with new federal law for all medical plans including: The Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan; and The National Railway Carriers and United Transportation Health and Welfare Plan Federal Law now requires the reporting of Social Security numbers (SSNs) for covered [...]

UTU opposes taxing health care benefits

WASHINGTON – The UTU and 30 other trade unions have jointly written members of Congress in opposition “to any proposal” that would pay for health care reform “by altering the tax treatment of employer-provided health care. “We believe this would be a step in the wrong direction that could jeopardize the overall reform effort,” wrote [...]