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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 43, Number 2
Mar 2004 to May 2004

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Included articles:

Protect Your Job, Outsourced, and out of work, Female welders earning respect, Construction Division meets, L-85 welds ball for Olympic sculpture, 36th Annual LEAP Conference coverage, First-time delegate takes the LEAP and learns, Fazios five their all to Gephardt in Iowa, Ande Abbott retires after 37 years of service, Local 1 member and family get more than just a new home, Union Plus offers credit counseling, Rising health care costs threaten the future of employee coverage; and much, much more ...

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Rising Health Care Costs Threaten The Future of Employee Coverage

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

Congress and the president can ensure that all Americans have access to health care - will they?

America's health care system is in crisis. That's the word from the street and from the boardrooms as well.

When the Kaiser Family Foundation asked people to rate their greatest personal concern, the cost of health care was number one. Nearly 40 percent of Americans rate health care costs as a bigger worry than the economy, the stock market, the war in Iraq, or the threat of global terrorism.

Reporter  V43N2

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