It is important to be familiar with the provisions of the Affordable Care Act and their implications for bargaining. The AFT has developed a number of resources to assist our affiliates as they bargain for health benefits in the wake of healthcare reform. If you are currently bargaining or preparing to bargain and would like additional information and support on bargaining healthcare reform-related issues, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFT’s resources for bargainers include:
- Presentation slidesthat explain the basics of the ACA and its implications for bargaining
- A set of scenariosto help negotiators consider possible bargaining responses to the ACA
- A guide to the ACA’s exchangesubsidies and employer penalties
- A brief summary of grandfathered statusunder the ACA