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(Studio: John Roberts) A strike by General Electric employees over rising co-payments for health insurance reported.
(No location given: Anthony Mason) Anger over rising co-payment costs featured; details given of health insurance premium increases nationwide; scenes shown of GE workers on the picket line. [GE EMPLOYEE – says this is a slap in the face.] [IUE-CWA Union president Edward FIRE- suggests GE could afford to absorb the cost.] [GE spokesperson Gary SHEFFER- cites the disparity between their profit increase & the increase in health care premiums.] [Kaiser Family Foundation Drew ALTMAN- says there is no choice for many companies.]
- Roberts, John;
- Mason, Anthony
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