benefits

Reader Input: ACA crippling many; time for it to go

Like many of their political heroes, many liberals would like us to simply stop talking about the issues that make their party’s policies look putrid. But so long as these po ...

Placer County officer urges veterans to use benefits

People who come to the Placer County Veterans Service Office usually aren’t in the happiest of places and some experience “extreme” frustration with the process o ...

Reader Input: Public pays for worker benefits

Jake Federwisch wrote a letter defending Wal-Mart as a model employer (“Walmart is positive for communities,” Reader Input, June 2). Unfortunately, many of his statem ...

Women deserve health benefits

It’s a sad day in America when a presidential candidate doesn’t care about the poor and a funder of women’s health needs for poor women pulls the plug. Women and the poor are ...

County provides new salary figures

Editor’s note: The Journal received new information Wednesday following its front-page story “County hires $199,000-a-year interim leader to close agency.” The nu ...

District officials say benefit plan won’t affect current employees

New employees of the Auburn Recreation District may have a separate benefits program from current employees that cuts existing benefits. The district’s board is currently revie ...

Citizens paid for benefits

In the World of GOP newspeak, Social Security and Medicare are called entitlements. The Republican noise machine would like you to believe they are welfare programs doled out to us ...

Lavish pensions have gotta go

In response to “ranting Ron Lowe of Nevada City” (Reader Input, March 3): I see that you are at it again, this time ranting about the “fight for workers’ rights.” What p ...

City Council members take pay cuts

Health benefits and life insurance set Lincoln’s City Council apart from the councils of four area cities. The total amount of pay this fiscal year for Lincoln City Council memb ...

Insurance used to be better

I am one of the millions of Americans who cannot afford insurance. And yet, I was a single parent during the ’70s and ’80s working as a secretary. I had insurance during that ...