Employee Health Coverage – Part 3

I’ve spoken about the history behind business supplied health care and touched on a miniscule (extremely tiny) part of the problems with business supplied health care. So what is the solution?  The easiest answer would be for health care to be provided by the government.  Universal health care has been talked about for quite a … Read moreEmployee Health Coverage – Part 3

Employee Health Coverage – Part 2

In Part 1 of Health Coverage I gave you a little history about why businesses ended up being the ones to give people health coverage.  Now I want to discuss some of the problems with business supplied health insurance. It’s easy when you are young to think you won’t need any kind of coverage.  Quite … Read moreEmployee Health Coverage – Part 2

Employee Health Coverage – Part 1

One of the biggest expenses for a business is health insurance and that’s just going to get worse as the costs continue to rise.  But why do businesses offer health insurance? Health insurance offered by businesses began during World War II.  At the time the federal government was trying to keep businesses from price gouging … Read moreEmployee Health Coverage – Part 1

Why Should You Care about Unions?

Texas has a long history of being anti-union.  You’ll hear plenty of talk about workers’ unions only wanting to take your hard earned money and that unions protect worthless workers from being fired and so on.  The truth of the matter is that wages didn’t start rising in the United States until workers started working … Read moreWhy Should You Care about Unions?