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Report: Workers Falling Behind Due To Rising Health Care Costs

The price of employer-provided health insurance has gone up an average of 49% for a single worker in Philadelphia, according to a report released Wednesday by the Commonwealth Fund.


A woman leaves the Point Pleasant Municipal Building after voting in the presedential election on November 6, 2012 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Approve Raising Judges’ Benefits Cost

New Jersey voters have approved a ballot question forcing judges and state Supreme Court justices to pay more for retirement and health benefits.


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Battle Brewing Over New Jersey Judges’ Benefits

A battle royal could be brewing between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the state judiciary over his pension and benefit reforms for state workers.


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New Jersey Gov. Christie, Senate President Strike Benefits Deal

Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic Senate President Stephen Sweeney have reached a deal to change retiree pension and health benefits by requiring public workers to pay more for both.


Possible Strike By Teachers In Perkiomen Valley School District

Negotiations continue as a central Montgomery County school district tries to avoid a teachers’ strike.


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Proposals Would Shrink New Jersey Health Benefits

New Jersey’s Republican governor and the Democratic state Senate president agree that public workers must pay more for their health benefits.


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Councilwoman Proposes Same-Sex Benefits Bill

Companies that get big contracts with the city of Philadelphia could soon have to offer health benefits to same-sex partners of their workers.