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10 April 2006

Working Families and Community Allies in Pittsburgh Launch 'Fair Share Health Care' Bill at AFL-CIO Convention: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance

PITTSBURGH, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As health care costs and the number of uninsured working people continue to soar, large, profitable companies like Wal-Mart exacerbate the health care crisis in Pennsylvania by shirking their health care responsibilitie

06 April 2006

04.04.06 PA: Reps Manderino and Taylor introduce "fair share" health care bill

Taylor and Manderino Announce PA Health Care Accessibility and Insurance Responsibility (PHAIR) Act Rep. John Taylor (R-Philadelphia) and Rep. Kathy Manderino (D-Philadelphia) announced legislation to ensure that working Pennsylvanians employed by larg

04.03.06 PA: Pennsylvania Lawmakers Expected To Introduce 'Wal-Mart' Bill Next Week

Pennsylvania state Reps. Kathy Manderino (D) and John Taylor (R) next week are expected to introduce a "fair-share health care bill," modeled after Maryland's law, that would require large employers to spend a certain amount of payroll on health benefits,

29 March 2006

03.27.06 PA: Pa. proposal targets Wal-Mart

Unions and big business are expected to battle over whether the state can tell large employers how much money they should spend on health care insurance for their workers. A so-called "fair-share health care bill" is expected to be introduced in the state

08 March 2006

02 March 2006

AP Wire | 03/02/2006 | Report: 1 of every 6 Wal-Mart employees in Pa. is on Medicaid

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Almost one in six Wal-Mart employees in Pennsylvania was enrolled in the state's health care program for the poor and disabled last year, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Philadelphia Inquirer | 03/02/2006 | Many Wal-Mart workers use Medicaid

About one in six of Wal-Mart's 48,000 employees are enrolled in the Medicaid insurance program, at a total cost to the state of more than $15 million a year, according to state data...

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