Health Benefits

NYC Officials Call For Higher Wages, Benefits For Crossing GuardsElected city officials gathered on the steps of City Hall this week calling for funding for city crossing guards.
Businesses Gear Up For Obama Health Care LawSome employers are cutting spousal benefits and work hours.
Political Analysts Say Christie's Public Employee Benefits Reform 'Significant'New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says a deal to reform public employee benefits is his greatest accomplishment since taking office in 2010.
NJ Assembly OKs Bill Hiking Costs For Pension And Health Benefits The divisive bill passed 46-32 with support from all Republicans who were present and a smattering of Democrats.
NJ Dems Oppose Limits On Out-Of-State Medical CareSome Democrats are vowing to fight a provision in a proposed health benefits law that would limit New Jersey public workers' access to out-of-state medical care.
NJ Police, Firefighters Protest Staff Cuts Outside StatehouseOrganizers said up to 10,000 were expected to protest staff cuts and promote public safety. They said budget cuts and layoffs have thinned their ranks to unsafe levels.
Proposals Would Shrink NJ Public Worker Health BenefitsNew Jersey's Republican governor and the Democratic state Senate president agree that public workers must pay more for their health benefits.
Report: Funding Snag For NY Gov't Retiree BenefitsThe findings were released Wednesday by the Empire Center for New York State Policy. It's part of the fiscally conservative Manhattan Institute.
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