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Retirees suing Glenville over increased co-pays

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Eleven retired Glenville employees are suing the town because they say they are not being reimbursed for increased co-pays for hospitalization and doctor visits in breach of their contract. Civil Service Employees Association Local 1000 filed the lawsuit April 19 in state Supreme Court. At issue is a new contract town officials approved in December with the CSEA. The town switched to a lower-cost, more basic health insurance plan and also eliminated the Blue Cross/Blue ...

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wmarincic
April 26, 2011
10:41 p.m.

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I wish someone would pay the $15,000 plus $40 co-pays for doctor visits and $20 to $200 for prescriptions that I pay each year. I should have been a public employee and I would not have to put away 10% of my pay for my retirement. No wonder people are up in arms. Billions of our tax dollars are going to Union thugs and some of the biggest are the CSEA and PEF.

JJF
April 26, 2011
11:11 p.m.

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Where does the Town of Niskayuna fit into this story?

jpatrick
April 27, 2011
5:30 a.m.

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The headline originally mistakenly referred to Niskayuna. I've fixed it now.

Judy Patrick
Managing editor

howieonline
April 27, 2011
10:36 a.m.

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Hmmm. So they are complaining about the cost of co-pay and not getting reimbursed...But THEY CAN AFFORD TO GO TO COURT?? Wow. ya that's wasteful. Use the Lawyer fees for your co-pays....

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