Unions Waver on Taxing Health Benefits

Posted July 7, 2009 at 12:00am

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House and Senate at Odds
In the end, said Richard Hurd, a professor of industrial and labor relations at Cornell University, a few labor leaders may find reasons to make a deal on or endorse one version of the benefits tax. “Undoubtedly, some unions will be sensitive to the political pressures on the administration and might see that a compromise might make sense,” he said.