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29 March 2006

03.28.06 MN: Senate division gives OK To 'Wal-Mart bill'

by aflciopolitical
A bill that would require large Minnesota employers to supply health insurance for workers or pay the state a share of the cost got closer to a Senate floor vote on Tuesday. The Senate Health and Human Services Division approved the bill 5 to 2. It has be

20 March 2006

03.19.06 MN: Senate panel approves ‘Wal-Mart’ health care bill

by aflciopolitical
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A bill that would require the state’s largest employers to pay health care insurance costs for their workers — commonly known as "the Wal-Mart bill" — passed a Senate committee on Monday, amid concerns from groups, such as the

08 March 2006

Minnesota: H.F. No. 2786, as introduced - 84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

by aflciopolitical
Posted on Feb 16, 2006 1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to health; requiring large employers to report information on employee 1.3 health insurance costs; requiring certain large employers to pay ass

03.05.2006 MN: I support fair share (Letters to the Editor)

by aflciopolitical
I support the fair share health-care legislation, which would require large employers to either directly contribute toward health-care coverage for their low-wage employees or contribute to the state to cover the cost of employees on MNCare.

02 March 2006

$14 million paid by Minnesota for Wal-Mart workers, group says

by aflciopolitical
A labor-funded group estimates Minnesota's tab for medical assistance received last year by Wal-Mart workers and calls for the state to disclose those costs. Pat Doyle, Star Tribune Last update: March 01, 2006 – 7:40 AM

23 February 2006

St. Paul Pioneer Press | 02/17/2006 | Squaring off over health

by aflciopolitical
Powerful retail industry will sue to block minimum spending levels for health insurance in Minnesota BY JULIE FORSTER Pioneer Press Don't look for Minnesota to adopt a Maryland-style law imposing minimum spending levels for health insurance this legi

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