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Execs keep health perks as workers' benefits dwindle

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posted on Dec, 9 2010 @ 10:37 PM
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Execs keep health perks as workers' benefits dwindle


www.usatoday.com

Though millions of workers face rising health insurance costs and dwindling benefits in 2011, many CEOs will retain employer-paid medical plans and health benefits worth thousands of dollars.

Hundreds of top corporate managers get medical benefits and supplemental coverage far beyond what's offered to rank-and-file employees. Benefits include "executive" physicals and reimbursements for out-of-pocket costs, deductibles and co-payments, according to corporate filings
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posted on Dec, 9 2010 @ 10:37 PM
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They take and take and take. Taxes, Fees, License, co-pays we are being nickle and dimed to death. While our petty and often incompetent overlords keep reaping ever more profits.

This quote sums it up nicely:

"Even if they do away with these programs, companies will find a way to make up the costs," says shareholder activist Eleanor Bloxham of The Value Alliance. "It's the psychology of taking care of those at the top."

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And its the ones at the top that are the beneficiaries of today life.

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posted on Dec, 9 2010 @ 11:23 PM
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And its the ones at the top that are the beneficiaries of today life.



Guess Masters degrees are beneficial after all.

Interesting, who knew?

Besides, since many CEOs and board executives are major shareholders aren't they in essence paying for their own insurance anyways??


edit on 9-12-2010 by NOTurTypical because: (no reason given)



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