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A Good Health-Care Deal

Posted 7/16/21

The convincing vote by the Municipal Labor Committee in favor of a package that will be offered by a tandem of leading health-care providers in place of traditional Medicare coverage for city retirees starting Jan. 1 strongly implied that the fears of some retirees that they were being sold down the river were misplaced.

A three-page fact sheet included in a nine-page proposal sent to union presidents prior to the vote suggests, in the words of MLC Chairman Harry Nespoli, that any way you look at it, "it's a good program: for the city, for the retirees, for future retirees."

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