Obamacare-Enforcing IRS Employees Don’t Want Obamacare Enforced Against Them
If it’s “good enough” for us, why isn’t it good enough for them?
National Treasury Employees Union officials are urging members to write their congressional representatives in opposition to receiving coverage through President Obama’s health care law.
The union leaders are providing members with a form letter to send to the congressmen that says “I am very concerned about legislation that has been introduced by Congressman Dave Camp to push federal employees out of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and into the insurance exchanges established under the Affordable Care Act.” …
Like most other federal workers, IRS employees currently get their health insurance through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, which also covers members of Congress. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp offered the bill in response to reports of congressional negotiations that would exempt lawmakers and their staff from Obamacare.
The NTEU joins the roofers and food unions, the Teamsters, the AFL-CIO and other unions that don’t want to be subject to important provisions (for a variety of reasons) in a law they helped pass. If millions of supporters of the law’s passage don’t support even-handed enforcement and implementation of the law, why is it the law of the land at all? And why should it continue to be?