The White House on Thursday cut a deal
with its closest labor allies to blunt the impact of a new tax on high-cost insurance policies — and blunt their protests against the health reform plan.
Democrats couldn’t eliminate the tax on union members’ high-cost insurance policies altogether but did put off the effective date until 2018, but only for labor agreements and state and local government workers. Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0110/31527.html#ixzz0cgeCVtYl
Wow, That's fair isn't it?